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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
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Guogao Yang and Qijin Li (1992): Journal of Guilin College of Geology 12(4), 351-355
'Chlorite Group'
Copper
Formula: Cu
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
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
Galena
Formula: PbS
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)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Melnikovite'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Silver
Formula: Ag
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
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
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
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
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
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Kongsbergite1.AA.05(Ag,Hg)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Digenite'2.BA.10Cu9S5
'Galena'2.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
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kaolinite'9.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, Rocks, 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 KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S WuyanzhiiteCu2S
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu WuyanzhiiteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Silver (var: Kongsbergite)(Ag,Hg)
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 TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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