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Fengjiashan Mine (Daye copper mine), Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

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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
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 3' 11'' North , 114° 58' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 30.05306,114.97861
GeoHash:G#: wt3fbquze
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


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).

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.

Fengjiashan Mine (Daye Copper mine), Edong Mining District, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
Daye Mine, Hubei, China

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9; Ottens, B. (2003): Lapis 28(9), 41-47
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Description: Initial ore mineral when the mine was worked for copper.
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9; Ottens, B. (2003): Lapis 28(9), 41-47
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Collection of NHM, Vienna
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Collection of NHM, Vienna
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Ottens, B. (2003): Inesit, Hubeit und Japanerzwillinge aus Hubei, China. LAPIS 28 (9), 41-47
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Reference: Collection of NHM, Vienna
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Moore, T.P. (2006): Mineralogical Record 37(5), 477-485.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Min Rec 33(2002), 465–471
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)
Formula: NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Reference: Min Rec 33(2002), 465–471
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimens
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: http://www.smartminerals.com/cina2004/art_hubei.htm
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9; Ottens, B. (2003): Lapis 28(9), 41-47
Hubeite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
Description: Hubeite is a new mineral discovered in year 2001 by The Rocksmiths, US mineral dealers. It was previously called babingtonite and manganbabingtonite in error.
Reference: Hawthorne, F. C., M. A. Cooper, J. D. Grice, A. C. Roberts, W. R. Cook Jr., and R. J. Lauf (2002): Mineralogical Record 33, 465-471.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Ottens, B. (2003): Inesit, Hubeit und Japanerzwillinge aus Hubei, China. LAPIS 28 (9), 41-47
Inesite
Formula: Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Ottens, B. (2003): Inesit, Hubeit und Japanerzwillinge aus Hubei, China. LAPIS 28 (9), 41-47
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9
Manganbabingtonite ?
Formula: Ca2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
Reference: A Borrelli specimen
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9; Ottens, B. (2003): Lapis 28(9), 41-47
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(6), 5-9; Ottens, B. (2003): Lapis 28(9), 41-47
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Moore, T.P. (2006): Mineralogical Record 37(5), 477-485.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Moore, T.P. (2006): Mineralogical Record 37(5), 477-485.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Colour: Whitish
Fluorescence: Bright golden-yellow (SW UV)
Description: This mine, with its manganese-rich mineral suite, is the apparent heretofor unspecified locality for the few specimens of brightly fluorescent wollastonite from China that have appeared in recent years.
Reference: Chet Lemanski

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Delafossite4.AB.15CuFeO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)9.EA.15NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Helvine9.FB.10Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Hubeite (TL)9.BJ.60Ca2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
Ilvaite9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Inesite9.DL.05Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Manganbabingtonite ?9.DK.05Ca2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Stilbite subgroup-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
ABX2
Delafossite7.1.1.1CuFeO2
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
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)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Manganbabingtonite ?65.4.1.3Ca2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Inesite66.3.3.1Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(Na)72.3.1.3NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Helvine76.2.4.1Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Hubeite (TL)-Ca2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(Na)NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HubeiteCa2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
H ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O DelafossiteCuFeO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O Fluorapophyllite-(Na)NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
O HematiteFe2O3
O HubeiteCa2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
F Fluorapophyllite-(Na)NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Fluorapophyllite-(Na)NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si Fluorapophyllite-(Na)NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Si HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Si HubeiteCa2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(Na)NaCa4(Si8O20)F · 8H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca HubeiteCa2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ca InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Mn HubeiteCa2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
Mn InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2O
Mn ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe DelafossiteCuFeO2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe HubeiteCa2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2O
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DelafossiteCuFeO2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3192473
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 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

References

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Jingye Jiang, Dafang Tan, Guojun Hu, and Lichun Zhang (1998): Characteristics of hydrochemical anomalies and prospecting criteria of the Fengjiashan skarn Fe-Cu deposit. Geology and Prospecting, 34(6), 5-9.
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.


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