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Anduo Cr deposit, Amdo Co. (Anduo Co.), Nagchu Prefecture (Naqu Prefecture), Tibet, Chinai
Regional Level Types
Anduo Cr depositDeposit
Amdo Co. (Anduo Co.)County
Nagchu Prefecture (Naqu Prefecture)Prefecture
TibetAutonomous Region
ChinaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
33° North , 90° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~342km
Locality type:


Located about 350 km NNE of Lhasa.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anduoite (TL)
Formula: (Ru,Os)As2
Type Locality:
Reference: Yu, T., and Chou, H. (1979): Kexue Tongbao 15, 704-708.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Chromium (TL)
Formula: Cr
Type Locality:
Reference: Mingyu Zhu and Yunxiang Liu (1981): Chinese Science Bulletin 26(11), 1014-1017
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Iridarsenite
Formula: (Ir,Ru)As2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Iridium var: Ruthenosmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Osarsite
Formula: (Os,Ru)AsS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Ruarsite (TL)
Formula: (Ru,Os)AsS
Type Locality:
Description: In chromium ores from the Alpine-type ultramafic.
Reference: Yu Tsu-hsiang and Chou Hsueh-tsi (1979): Kexue Tongbao [Science Bulletin] 24(7), 310-316; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Ruthenarsenite
Formula: (Ru,Ni)As
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Rutheniridosmine
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Chromium (TL)1.AE.05Cr
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Ruthenosmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Rutheniridosmine1.AF.05(Ir,Os,Ru)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Anduoite (TL)2.EB.15a(Ru,Os)As2
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite2.AC.45b(Ir,Ru)As2
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Osarsite2.EB.20(Os,Ru)AsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Ruarsite (TL)2.EB.20(Ru,Os)AsS
Ruthenarsenite2.CC.15(Ru,Ni)As
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Chromium (TL)1.1.12.1Cr
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Rutheniridosmine1.2.2.3(Ir,Os,Ru)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Ruthenarsenite2.8.17.1(Ru,Ni)As
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 = 1:2
Anduoite (TL)2.12.2.8(Ru,Os)As2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridarsenite2.12.4.5(Ir,Ru)As2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Osarsite2.12.4.3(Os,Ru)AsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ruarsite (TL)2.12.4.4(Ru,Os)AsS
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Ruthenosmiridium-(Ir,Os,Ru)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SSulfur
S Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S GalenaPbS
S MilleriteNiS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S LauriteRuS2
S Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
CrChromium
Cr ChromiumCr
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As Anduoite(Ru,Os)As2
As Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
As Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
As SperrylitePtAs2
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
As Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
RuRuthenium
Ru Anduoite(Ru,Os)As2
Ru Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
Ru Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)As
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru Iridium (var: Ruthenosmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
Ru Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
OsOsmium
Os Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Iridium (var: Ruthenosmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
IrIridium
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium (var: Ruthenosmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Mingyu Zhu and Yunxiang Liu (1981): Discovery of native chromium in Xizang (Tibet). Chinese Science Bulletin 26(11), 1014-1017.

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