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Dulan eclogite outcrops, Dulan Co., Haixi, Qinghai, Chinai
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Dulan eclogite outcropsGroup of Outcrops
Dulan Co.County
HaixiPrefecture
QinghaiProvince
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude: 36° North , 97° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~200km
Locality type:Group of Outcrops


Eclogites, hosted in amhibolite-facies para- and orthogneisses of the Northern Qaidam Caledonian Ultra high pressure (UHP) Terrane. In the Dulan area, the eclogite-bearing terrane extends for about 10 km from south to north, and is subdivided into a north belt and a south belt.

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12 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin, Zhang Jianxin, Song Shuguang, Wu Cailai, Shi Rendeng, Li Haibing, Liou, J.G., Ernst, G., and Shigenori Maruyama (2001): UHPM Workshop at Waseda University, AD02, 290-293.; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
Reference: Jingsui Yang, Shuguang Song, Zhiqin Xu, Fulai Liu, Shigenori Maruyama, Liou, J.G., Jianxin Zhang, Cailai Wu, Haibing Li, and Rendeng Shi (2001): Presented at the 11th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstract no. 3088.; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin, Zhang Jianxin, Song Shuguang, Wu Cailai, Shi Rendeng, Li Haibing, Liou, J.G., Ernst, G., and Shigenori Maruyama (2001): UHPM Workshop at Waseda University, AD02, 290-293.
'Apatite'
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mattinson, C.G., Wooden, J.L., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., and Wu, C.L. (2006): American Journal of Science 306, 683-711.
'Eclogite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Mattinson, C.G., Wooden, J.L., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., and Wu, C.L. (2006): American Journal of Science 306, 683-711.
'K-cymrite'
Formula: KAlSi3O8 · H2O
Description: Raman spectra analysis showed this to be Kokchetavite
Reference: Zhang, R.Y., Liou, Y.G., Iizuka, Y., Yang, J.S. (2009): First record of K-cymrite in North Qaidam UHP eclogite, Western China. American Mineralogist: 94 (2-3): 222-228; DOI: 10.2138/am.2009.2983; Masami Kanzaki, Xianyu Xue, Julien Amalberti, Qian Zhang (2011) Raman spectroscopic characterization of K-cymrite (KAlSi3O8*H2O) and its anhydrous phase (kokchetavite). Abstracts for Annual Meeting of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences 2011 Session ID: T5-04
Kokchetavite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Masami Kanzaki, Xianyu Xue, Julien Amalberti, Qian Zhang (2011) Raman spectroscopic characterization of K-cymrite (KAlSi3O8*H2O) and its anhydrous phase (kokchetavite). Abstracts for Annual Meeting of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences 2011 Session ID: T5-04
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Jingsui Yang, Shuguang Song, Zhiqin Xu, Fulai Liu, Shigenori Maruyama, Liou, J.G., Jianxin Zhang, Cailai Wu, Haibing Li, and Rendeng Shi (2001): Presented at the 11th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstract no. 3088.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jingsui Yang, Shuguang Song, Zhiqin Xu, Fulai Liu, Shigenori Maruyama, Liou, J.G., Jianxin Zhang, Cailai Wu, Haibing Li, and Rendeng Shi (2001): Presented at the 11th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstract no. 3088.
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Mattinson, C.G., Wooden, J.L., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., and Wu, C.L. (2006): American Journal of Science 306, 683-711.; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jingsui Yang, Shuguang Song, Zhiqin Xu, Fulai Liu, Shigenori Maruyama, Liou, J.G., Jianxin Zhang, Cailai Wu, Haibing Li, and Rendeng Shi (2001): Presented at the 11th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstract no. 3088.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Mattinson, C.G., Wooden, J.L., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., and Wu, C.L. (2006): American Journal of Science 306, 683-711.; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Mattinson, C.G., Wooden, J.L., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., and Wu, C.L. (2006): American Journal of Science 306, 683-711.
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin, Zhang Jianxin, Song Shuguang, Wu Cailai, Shi Rendeng, Li Haibing, Liou, J.G., Ernst, G., and Shigenori Maruyama (2001): UHPM Workshop at Waseda University, AD02, 290-293.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Coesite'4.DA.35SiO2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Kokchetavite'9.FA.75K(AlSi3O8)
'Kyanite'9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Omphacite'9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
'Zoisite'9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Eclogite'-
'K-cymrite' ?-KAlSi3O8 · H2O
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(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
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Eclogite'-
'K-cymrite' ?-KAlSi3O8 · H2O
Kokchetavite-K(AlSi3O8)
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H K-cymriteKAlSi3O8 · H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O CoesiteSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O K-cymriteKAlSi3O8 · H2O
O KokchetaviteK(AlSi3O8)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al K-cymriteKAlSi3O8 · H2O
Al KokchetaviteK(AlSi3O8)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si K-cymriteKAlSi3O8 · H2O
Si KokchetaviteK(AlSi3O8)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K K-cymriteKAlSi3O8 · H2O
K KokchetaviteK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

References

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Jingsui Yang, Shuguang Song, Zhiqin Xu, Fulai Liu, Shigenori Maruyama, Liou, J.G., Jianxin Zhang, Cailai Wu, Haibing Li, and Rendeng Shi (2001): Discovery of Coesite in the North Qaidam Caledonian ultrahigh-high pressure (UHP-HP) metamorphic belt on the northeastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau. Presented at the 11th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstract no. 3088.
Yang Jingsui, Xu Zhiqin, Zhang Jianxin, Song Shuguang, Wu Cailai, Shi Rendeng, Li Haibing, Liou, J.G., Ernst, G., and Shigenori Maruyama (2001): An early Paleozoic Coesite-bearing HP-UHP metamorphic belt on the northeastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau. UHPM Workshop at Waseda University, AD02, 290-293.
Shuguang Song, Jingsui Yang, Liou, J.G., Cailai Wu, Rendeng Shi, and Zhiqin Xu (2003): Petrology, geochemistry and isotopic ages of eclogites from the Dulan UHPM terrane, North Qaidam, NW China. Lithos 70(3/4), 195-211.
Mattinson, C.G., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., Wooden, J.L., Wu, C.L, and Yang, J.S. (2004): Zircon Geochronology of eclogite, ortho-, and paragneiss, North Qaidam UHP terrane, Northwest China. Presented at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, Nov 7-10, 2004. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 36(5), 136.
Mattinson, C.G., Zhang, J.X., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., Wooden, J.L., Wu, C.L., and Yang, J.S. (2005): Geochronology and tectonic correlations, North Qaidam UHP terrane, Northwest China. Presented at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Oct 16-19, 2005. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 37(7), 291.
Mattinson, C.G., Wooden, J.L., Liou, J.G., Bird, D.K., and Wu, C.L. (2006): Age and duration of eclogite-facies metamorphism, North Qaidam HP/UHP terrane, Western China. American Journal of Science 306, 683-711.


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