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Molybdenite from
Chengmenshan Mine, Jiujiang Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Molybdenite
Formula:MoS2
Age information
Maximum recorded age:144.6 Ma
Minimum recorded age:139 Ma
Sample ages:
Recorded ageGeologic TimeSampleDating method
1144.2 MaEarly Cretaceous - Re-Os
2139.3 MaEarly Cretaceous - Re-Os
3140.2 MaEarly Cretaceous - Re-Os
4139.3 MaEarly Cretaceous - Re-Os
5144 to 139 MaEarly Cretaceous - Re-Os
6144.6 to 140 MaEarly Cretaceous - Re-Os
7144 to 139 MaEarly Cretaceous - Re-Os
Sample references:
SampleReference
1 - Wu L, Zou X (1997) Re-Os isotopic age study of the Chengmenshan copper deposit, Jiangxi province, Mineral Deposits, 16, 376-381
2 - Wu L, Zou X (1997) Re-Os isotopic age study of the Chengmenshan copper deposit, Jiangxi province, Mineral Deposits, 16, 376-382
3 - Wu L, Zou X (1997) Re-Os isotopic age study of the Chengmenshan copper deposit, Jiangxi province, Mineral Deposits, 16, 376-383
4 - Wu L, Zou X (1997) Re-Os isotopic age study of the Chengmenshan copper deposit, Jiangxi province, Mineral Deposits, 16, 376-384
5 - Han C, Xiao W, Zhao G, Sun M, Qu W, Du A (2014): Re-Os geochronology on molybdenites from the Donggebi Mo Deposit in the Eastern Tianshan of the Central Asia Orogenic Belt and its geological significance. Resource Geology 64 (2) 136-148.
6 - Mao, J., Wang, Y., Lehmann, B., Yu, J., Du, A., Mei, Y., Li, Y., Zang, W., Stein, H.J., and Zhou, T. (2006) Molybdenite Re–Os and albite 40Ar/39Ar dating of Cu–Au–Mo and magnetite porphyry systems in the Yangtze River valley and metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews, Vol. 29, pp. 307-324.
7 - Zhang, L., Xiao, W., Qin, K., Qu, W., Du, A.(2005) Re–Os isotopic dating of molybdenite and pyrite in the Baishan Mo–Re deposit, eastern Tianshan, NW China, and its geological significance. Mineralium Deposita, Vol. 39, pp. 960-969.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Zhongling Wang (1991): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 6(3), 47-57; Yanjing Chen, Huayong Chen, Khin Zaw, Pirajno, F., and Zengjie Zhang (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 139-169
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chengmenshan Mine, Jiujiang Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
Nearest other occurrences of Molybdenite
15.6km (9.7 miles) Dingjiashan Cu-Au deposit (Dengjiashan Cu-Au deposit), Ruichang Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
18.7km (11.6 miles) Yangjishan Mine, Ruichang Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
19.6km (12.2 miles) Wushan Mine (Wujia Cu-Au deposit), Ruichang Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
39.9km (24.8 miles) Fengshan Mine (Fengshandong Mine), Fengshan ore field, Yangxin Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
41.3km (25.6 miles) Banshan Au-Cu deposit, Fengshan ore field, Yangxin Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
41.6km (25.8 miles) Lijiawan Cu-(Au) deposit, Fengshan ore field, Yangxin Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
42.6km (26.4 miles) Jilongshan Au-Cu deposit, Fengshan ore field, Yangxin Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
61.7km (38.4 miles) Yangchuling W-Mo deposit, Duchang Co., Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
78.9km (49.0 miles) Chimashan Mine, Yangxin Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
91.9km (57.1 miles) Longjiaoshan Cu-(W-Mo) deposit, Daye Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
 
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