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Shangfanggou Mine (Shangfang Mine), Nannihu ore field, Luanchuan Co., Luoyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 54' 52'' North , 111° 27' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.91444,111.46500
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):上房钩钼铜矿 (上房钼铜矿), 南泥湖矿田, 栾川县, 洛阳市, 河南省, 中国

Skarn and porphyry type molybdenum-copper-tungsten deposit.

Mineral List

19 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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541 - 1000 Ma

ID: 1383698
Neoproterozoic mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Lithology: Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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Wenxian Zhang (1997): On the metallogenic regularity and direction of prospecting ore of molybdenum-tungsten ore field in Nannihu of Luanchuan County. Henan Geology 15(2), 94-102.
Zhaowen Xu, Xiancai Lu, Rongyong Yang, Xiaojun Xie, and Qijiang Ren (2000): Geochemistry and metallogenesis of the Shangfang porphyry molybdenum deposit in Luanchuan, Henan. Geology and Prospecting 36(1), 14-16.
Huishou Ye, Jingwen Mao, Caisheng Zhao, Yongfeng Li, Baojian Guo, Fengmai Chai, Changhai Yan, and Chunfen He (2005): Mesozoic Mo-W-Ag-Pb-Zn mineralization in the Nannihu area, western Henan Province, China. In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 2, Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), pp.(1), 1205-1208.

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