Fengjiashan Mine (Daye copper mine), Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 3' 11'' North , 114° 58' 43'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||30.05306,114.97861|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||冯家山铜矿 (大冶铜矿), 大冶市, 黄石市, 湖北省, 中国|
Skarn-type iron-copper deposit. The former government-owned copper mine is now privately held and worked for wollastonite.
NOTE: Unlike stated in the title of Ottens's paper (2007), this mine is located in Daye County (not: Daye District) and Huangshi Prefecture (not: Ezhou Prefecture).
26 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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443.8 - 541 Ma
|Cambrian-Ordovician sedimentary rocks|
Ottens, B. (2003): Inesit, Hubeit und Japanerzwillinge aus Hubei, China. Lapis, 28 (9), 41-47
Ottens, B. (2007): The Fengjiashan mine, Daye District, Ezhou Prefecture, Hubei Province, China. The Mineralogical Record, 38, 33-42.