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Baifang Mine, Changning Co., Hengyang, Hunan, Chinai
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Baifang MineMine
Changning Co.County
HengyangPrefecture
HunanProvince
ChinaCountry

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


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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25 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guogao Yang and Qijin Li (1992): Journal of Guilin College of Geology 12(4), 351-355
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Guogao Yang and Qijin Li (1992): Journal of Guilin College of Geology 12(4), 351-355
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Guogao Yang and Qijin Li (1992): Journal of Guilin College of Geology 12(4), 351-355
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
'Melnikovite'
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Silver
Formula: Ag
Silver var: Kongsbergite
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Reference: Guogao Yang and Wenfeng Zhu (1994): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 14(3), 309-312; Weining Zhou (1994): Mineral Resources and Geology 8(4), 233-244
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Guogao Yang and Qijin Li (1992): Journal of Guilin College of Geology 12(4), 351-355
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. 39052
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: National Geological Archives of China database, record no. 39052
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Dongsheng Yue, Manxiang Huang, Shinian Liu, Xiangzhao Hu, Rongen Ren, Baolin Bai, and Zhikun Lei (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(2), 15-24
Wuyanzhiite (TL)
Formula: Cu2S
Type Locality:
Reference: Gu, X., Shi, X., Yang, H., Lu, A., Shao, Y., Chen, Q. and Liu, Z. (2017) Wuyanzhiite, IMA 2017-081. CNMNC Newsletter No. 40, December 2017, page 1581; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1577–1581

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Kongsbergite1.AA.05(Ag,Hg)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Melnikovite'-
Wuyanzhiite (TL)-Cu2S

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Melnikovite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Silver
var: Kongsbergite
-(Ag,Hg)
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
Wuyanzhiite (TL)-Cu2S

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O UraniniteUO2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S WuyanzhiiteCu2S
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S GalenaPbS
S CovelliteCuS
S BaryteBaSO4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu WuyanzhiiteCu2S
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag Silver (var: Kongsbergite)(Ag,Hg)
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg Silver (var: Kongsbergite)(Ag,Hg)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

References

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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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