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Baifang Mine, Changning Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° North , 112° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~13km
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):柏坊铜矿, 常宁市, 衡阳市, 湖南省, 中国

A copper and silver mine field, which also procudes minor gold, bismuth and uranium ores. It works several stratabound sedimentary copper deposits that are hosted in continental red beds and marine sedimentary rocks.

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Guogao Yang and Qijin Li (1992): The occurrence of associated silver in Baifang sandstone copper deposit, Hunan. Journal of Guilin College of Geology 12(4), 351-355 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Guogao Yang and Wenfeng Zhu (1994): The discovery of kongsbergite in the Baifang, Hunan - a preliminary copper deposit. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 14(3), 309-312.
Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Study on the origin of an enriched Cu-(Ag) deposit and its formation mechanism. Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24.

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