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Xiaonanshan Cu-Ni-(Pt-Pd) deposit, Wuchuan Co., Hohhot League (Huhehaote Prefecture), Inner Mongolia, Chinai
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Xiaonanshan Cu-Ni-(Pt-Pd) depositDeposit
Wuchuan Co.County
Hohhot League (Huhehaote Prefecture)- not defined -
Inner MongoliaAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):小南山铜镍(铂钯)矿, 武川县, 呼和浩特市, 内蒙古自治区, 中国
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 59' 34'' North , 110° 7' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.99286,110.12308
GeoHash:G#: wrqqcut4j
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Copper-nickel sulphide deposit with significant platinum and palladium mineralization, hosted in a mafic-ultramafic intrusion.

Regions containing this locality

Amur PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Geological Review 27(2), 108-115; Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Leadamalgam (TL)
Formula: Pb0.7Hg0.3
Type Locality:
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lun Ping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Niggliite
Formula: PtSn
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Geological Review 27(2), 108-115; Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Chen Keqiao, Yang Huifang, Ma Letian, and Peng Zhizhong (1981): Dizhi Lunping [Geological Review] 27(2), 108-115.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Leadamalgam (TL)1.AD.30Pb0.7Hg0.3
Niggliite1.AG.60PtSn
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Leadamalgam (TL)1.1.10.1Pb0.7Hg0.3
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Niggliite1.2.10.1PtSn
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Hornblende'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S MilleriteNiS
S GalenaPbS
S StibniteSb2S3
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
PdPalladium
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SnTin
Sn NiggliitePtSn
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
TeTellurium
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
OsOsmium
Os Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
PtPlatinum
Pt NiggliitePtSn
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg LeadamalgamPb0.7Hg0.3
PbLead
Pb LeadamalgamPb0.7Hg0.3
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)

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: 3191972
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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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- Guojun Liu and Jianping Wang (2004): Metallogenic conditions and prospecting for copper-nickel type deposits in mafic-ultramafic rocks in Inner Mongolia. Geology and Prospecting 40(1), 17-20.


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