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Xiongcun Cu-(Au) deposit, Xaitongmoin Co. (Xietongmen Co.), Xigazê Prefecture (Rikaze Prefecture; Shigatse Prefecture), Tibet Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 雄村铜(金)矿, 谢通门县 (བཞད་མཐོང་སྨོན་རྫོང་), 日喀则地区 (གཞིས་ཀ་རྩེ་ས་ཁུལ།), 西藏自治区, 中国
Epithermal Cu-Au deposit, with typical characteristics of both high-sulfidation and low-sulfidation mineralization styles.

Located about 240 km SW of Lhasa.

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Wenyi Xu, Xiaoming Qu, Zengqian Hou, Weishi Chen, Zhusen Yang, and Yanhe Cui (2005): Fluid Inclusion Studies of the Xiongcun copper-gold Deposit in Central Gangdese, Tibet. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 24(4), 301-310 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Wenyi Xu, Xiaoming Qu, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Fengchu Pan, Yanhe Cui, Weishi Chen, Dan Yang, and Yu Lian (2006): The Xiongcun Copper-Gold Deposit in Tibet: Characteristics, Genesis, and Geodynamic Application. Acta Geologica Sinica 80(9), 1392-1406 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Wenyi Xu, Xiaoming Qu, Zengqian Hou, Dan Yang, Zhusen Yang, Yanhe Cui, and Weishi Chen (2006): Ore-forming Fluid Characteristics and Genesis of Xiongcun copper-gold Deposit in Central Gangdese, Tibet. Mineral Deposits [Kuangchuang Dizhi] 25(3), 243-251 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Li Zhang, Juxing Tang, Qi Deng, Yong Huang, Xinhai Lang, Jim Lang, and Reza Tafiti (2007): Study on Mineral Compositions of the Ore from the Xiongcun Cu (Au) Deposit in Xietongmen County, Tibet, China. Journal of Chengdu University of Technology (Science and Technology Edition), 34(3), 318-326 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

Wenyi Xu, Fengchu Pan, Xiaoming Qu, Zengqian Hou, Zhusen Yang, Weishi Chen, Dan Yang, and Yanhe Cui (2009): Xiongcun, Tibet: A telescoped system of veinlet-disseminated Cu (Au) mineralization and late vein-style Au (Ag)-polymetallic mineralization in a continental collision zone. Ore Geology Reviews 36, 174-193.

Juxing Tang, Yong Huang, Zhijun Li, Qi Deng, Xinghai Lang, Yuan Chen, and Li Zhang (2009): Element geochemical characteristics of Xiongcun Cu-Au deposit in Xaitongmoin County, Tibet. Mineral Deposits 28(1).

Wanping Zhang, Xuanxue Mo, Dicheng Zhu, Sihua Yuan, and Liquan Wang (2009): The genesis of the Xiongcun copper-gold deposit in southern Gangdise, Tibet: evidence from zircon U-PB SHRIMP ages. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 28(3), 235-242 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Juxing Tang, Li Zhang, Yong Huang, Chenghui Wang, Zhijun Li, Qi Deng, Xinghai Lang, and You Wang (2009): 40Ar/39Ar isotope ages of main geological bodies in Xiongcun copper-gold deposit, Xietongmen County, Tibet, and their geological significance. Mineral Deposits 28(6), 759-769 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Xinghai Lang, Juxing Tang, Zhijun Li, Yong Huang, Yuan Chen, and Li Zhang (2011): Alteration and mineralization of No. 1 ore body in Xiongcun porphyry copper-gold metallogenic ore district, Xietongmen County, Tibet. Mineral Deposits 30(2), 327-338 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Xinghai Lang, Juxing Tang, Zhijun Li, Shuyi Dong, Feng Ding, Zizheng Wang, Li Zhang, and Yong Huang (2012): Geochemical avaluation of exploration prospect in the Xiongcun copper-gold district and peripheral areas, Xietongmen County, Tibet. Geology and Exploration 48(1), 12-23 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Feng Ding, Xinghai Lang, Zhenghua Hu, Huanhuan Yang, Zizheng Wang, and Li Zhang (2012): The genesis of mineralized tuff of no. 1 ore body in the Xiongcun porphyry copper-gold metallogenic ore district, Tibet: evidence from geochemistry and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes. Acta Geoscientica Sinica 33(4), 546-558 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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