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Tongren Mine, Tongren Co., Tongren, Guizhou, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Tongren MineMine
Tongren Co.County
TongrenPrefecture
GuizhouProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 41' North , 109° 8' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.68333,109.13333
GeoHash:G#: wkvt7rs7n
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Located SSW of Tongren.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Tongren Mine, Tongren Co., Tongren Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China

Regions containing this locality

Southwest China, China

Region - 931 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Habit: Modified rhombs and penetration twins to several cm
Colour: Blood red on dolomite, dark red on quartz
Fluorescence: none
Description: This region has produced the world's finest cinnabars
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Habit: crystals to 22 cm
Colour: grey black
Fluorescence: none
Reference: P. Bancroft, Gem and Crystal Treasures pg 267

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CinnabarHgS
S StibniteSb2S3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187133
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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