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Sichuan Province, China

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Name(s) in local language(s):四川省, 中国


A province in southwest China.
Formerly romanized as Szechuan.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Aegirine

Aegirine-augite

Aenigmatite

'Aeschynite'

Aguilarite

Aktashite

Alabandite

Albite

var: Cleavelandite

var: Oligoclase

var: Oligoclase-Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Alleghanyite

Allophane

Almandine

Altaite

Alunite

Amphibole Supergroup

var: Uralite

Anatase

Andalusite

Andradite

var: Melanite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Anorthite

Antigorite

Antimonselite

Antimony

var: Bismuthian Antimony

'Apatite'

'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'

'var: Cerapatite'

'var: Collophane'

Aragonite

Arfvedsonite

'Argentian Pentlandite'

'Argentine'

Arsenic

Arsenopyrite

var: Danaite

Astrophyllite

Augite

Autunite

Azurite

Babingtonite

'Babingtonite-Manganbabingtonite Series'

Baryte

var: Strontian Baryte

Barytocalcite

'Bastnäsite'

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

'Beegerite'

Bementite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Goshenite

Berzelianite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

'Bitumen'

Bornite

Borovskite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Braunite

'Bravoite'

Breithauptite

Britholite-(Ce)

Brucite

'Bursaite'

'Caichengyunite' (FRL)

Calaverite

Calcite

Carrollite

Caryopilite

Cassiterite

Celadonite

Celestine

var: Barian Celestine

Cerianite-(Ce)

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chevkinite-(Ce)

'Chevkinite Group'

'Chlorite Group'

'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'

Chromferide

Chromite

Chromium

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Pennine

Clinozoisite

Cobaltite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

'Columbite-Tantalite'

Cookeite

Copper

var: Stanniferous Copper

Corundum

Cosalite

Covellite

var: Selenian Covellite

Cristobalite

Cubanite

Cuprite

Danbaite (TL)

Descloizite

Diaphorite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

var: Manganoan Dolomite

Dravite

'Dravite-Schorl Series'

Dyscrasite

'Electrum'

Enargite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Epidote

Erlichmanite

Eucairite

Famatinite

var: Seleniferous Famatinite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Y)

Fergusonite-(Y)-β

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Ferroselite

'Fluocerite'

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Fluornatropyrochlore

Forsterite

Freibergite

Galena

Galenobismutite

Ganophyllite

'Garnet'

Geocronite

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Glauberite

Glaucodot

Glauconite

Goethite

Gold

var: Argentian Mercurian Gold

Gorceixite

Görgeyite

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

Groutite

Gypsum

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-10Å

Hausmannite

Hedenbergite

Hematite

var: Martite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hercynite

Hessite

'Hexatestibiopanickelite'

'Hornblende'

Hulsite

Humite

'Hydroastrophyllite'

Hydromagnesite

'Hydromuscovite'

Hydrotalcite

Hydroxycalciopyrochlore (TL)

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

Iridium

var: Osmiridium

Iron

Ishikawaite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Jinshajiangite (TL)

Jordisite

'Joséite'

Kainosite-(Y)

Kalistrontite

Kaolinite

Kermesite

Kesterite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Klockmannite

Kotulskite

Krennerite

Kullerudite

Kupletskite

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

Laurite

Lautite

Lead

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

Leucoxene

'Limonite'

Linnaeite

'Lithian Muscovite'

Lizardite

Löllingite

Mackinawite

Maghemite

Magnesio-foitite

Magnesio-riebeckite

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

var: Vanadian-Titanian Magnetite

var: Vanado-Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganhumite

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Manganocummingtonite

Manganogrunerite

Manganosite

Mannardite

Mansfieldite

Maoniupingite-(Ce) (TL)

Marcasite

Maslovite

Massicot

Matildite

'Melilite Group'

'Melnikovite'

Melonite

var: Palladoan Melonite

Merenskyite

Metacinnabar

var: Onofrite

Mianningite (TL)

Miargyrite

Michenerite

Microcline

var: Hyalophane

Millerite

Minnesotaite

Molybdenite

Molybdite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Moncheite

Montmorillonite

Montroydite

'Muchuanite'

Muscovite

var: Alurgite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Mushistonite

Naldrettite

Naumannite

Nepheline

Nickel

Nickeline

Nolanite

'Olivine'

Omeiite (TL)

Opal

Orpiment

Orthobrannerite

Orthoclase

Oxycalciopyrochlore

Palladium

Parisite-(Ce)

Parsettensite

Pavonite

Pearceite

Pectolite

var: Manganoan Pectolite

Penroseite

Pentlandite

'Petrified Wood'

Petzite

Phenakite

Phlogopite

Piemontite

Pilsenite

Plagionite

Platinum

Polybasite

Polydymite

Polyhalite

Polylithionite

Prehnite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Arsenian Pyrite

var: Cobaltoan Pyrite

'Pyrobitumen'

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrochlore Supergroup

var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)

Pyrochroite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz

var: Onyx

var: Rock Crystal

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Qusongite

Ramdohrite

Realgar

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Riebeckite

Röntgenite-(Ce)

Rutile

Samarskite-(Y)

Sarcopside

'Saussurite'

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Scorodite

Seligmannite

Sellaite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

var: Pistomesite

Siegenite

Sillénite

Sillimanite

Silver

var: Kongsbergite

var: Küstelite

Skinnerite

Skutterudite

Smithsonite

Sperrylite

Spertiniite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Spinel

Spodumene

Stannite

Staurolite

'Stibiconite'

'Stibioenargite'

Stibnite

var: Selenian Stibnite

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Stützite

Sudburyite

Sulphur

Sulvanite

var: Ge-Sn-Sulvanite

Svanbergite

Sylvanite

'Synchysite'

Synchysite-(Ce)

Syngenite

Talc

Tantalite-(Fe)

Tellurium

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

var: Zincian Tennantite

Tenorite

'Testibiopalladite'

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

var: Zincian Tetrahedrite

Thorite

var: Uranothorite

Tiemannite

Tin

Titanite

'Tongxinite'

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Triphylite

Troilite

Trüstedtite

Tsumoite

Tungstite

Tyuyamunite

Ullmannite

'UM1989-25-S:FeNi'

Umangite

'Unnamed (Cu-Hg Selenide)'

'Unnamed (Fe-Sn Oxide)'

'Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)'

'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Sulphide)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Vaesite

Valentinite

Valleriite

Vesuvianite

Vincentite

Violarite

Vismirnovite

'Vredenburgite'

Vulcanite

'Wad'

'Wehrlite (of Huot)'

Willemite

Witherite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zabuyelite

'Zinccopperite'

Zincite

Zinkenite

'Zinnwaldite'

Zircon

var: Cyrtolite

var: Orvillite

Zoisite


336 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Phanerozoic : 199 Ma to 29.6 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
  Paleogene
   Oligocene
ⓘ Molybdenite (youngest age)29.6 MaXifanping Cu-Au deposit, Yanyuan Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
   Eocene
ⓘ Molybdenite (oldest age)37.5 MaXifanping Cu-Au deposit, Yanyuan Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
    
  
 Mesozoic
  Jurassic
   Late Jurassic
ⓘ Muscovite (youngest age)152 MaKe'eryin pegmatite field, Jinchuan Co., Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture (Aba Autonomous Prefecture), Sichuan Province, China
    
    
   Early Jurassic
ⓘ Muscovite (oldest age)199 MaJiajika Mine, Kangding pegmatite field, Kangding Co., Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture), Sichuan Province, China

Localities in this Region

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