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Eclogite outcrops, Marble quarry, Wumiao, Yuexi Co., Anqing, Anhui, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Eclogite outcropsGroup of Outcrops
Marble quarryQuarry
Wumiao- not defined -
Yuexi Co.County
AnqingPrefecture
AnhuiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 116° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~46km
Locality type:Group of Outcrops
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Roadside marble quarry
Diamond-bearing eclogite lenses in impure marbles (calcite, dolomite, tremolite, diopside, phengite) with calc-silicates bands (grossular-almandine, omphacite, phengite, quartz, calcite, oligoclase, jadeitic diopside)
Located 4.6 km southeast of Wumiao

Regions containing this locality

Yangtze PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Augite var: Soda-Augite
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
'Biotite'
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Aral, I. (1993). Petrology of a diamond and coesite-bearing metamorphic terrain: Dabie Shan. China. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 659-675.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Soda-Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Jadeite9.DA.25Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Omphacite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Jadeite65.1.3c.1Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Omphacite65.1.3b.1(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
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
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
Augite
var: Soda-Augite
-(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Biotite'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C DiamondC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O CoesiteSiO2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2

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