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Lantian Mine, Lantian Co., Xi'an, Shaanxi, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Lantian MineMine
Lantian Co.County
Xi'anPrefecture
ShaanxiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 109° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~38km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Vein-type uranium deposit, hosted along a fault zone in an argillized Yanshanian (Early-Middle Jurassic) granite body. The deposit is explored by both underground and open-pit mining. Estimated resources are 2000 tons U.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156.
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Zhang Jianguo, Chen Shaoqing, Rao Sun and Qi Jing (2004). In: IAEA Technical Document 1419.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Liebigite'5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Crandallite'8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Montmorillonite'9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Liebigite15.3.2.1Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O UraniniteUO2
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
KPotassium
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
UUranium
U LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

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