Data sets of China sedimentary rock-hosted Au deposits: Appendix III and Appendix IV

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Description These data sets include deposit description, location, and geochemistry of sedimentary rock-hosted (Carlin-type) Au deposits in P.R. China. Deposit data was compiled by U.S. Geological Survey and Tianjim Geological Academy into a series of tables (.xls a
Originators Peters, Stephen G.; Li, Z.; Huang, J.; and Leonard, C.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-131

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Overview of attributes

Geochemistry (in percent or ppm) fields include Au, Ag, As, Sb, Bi,
Hg, F, W, Cd, U, TiO2, C, SiO2, S, K2O, CaO, Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Ti,
Mo, Ba, Se, Te, Sr.
A summary of other field names (attributes) and definitions are as follows:
>DEPOSIT          = Deposit name
>DEPOSIT NAME     = Deposit name
>DESCRIPTION      = Ore host rock comments
>PROVINCE         = Province name
>STATE NAME       = Province name
>AREA             = Region name
>COUNTY           = County name
>LATITUDE         = Latitude in decimal degrees
>LONGITUDE        = Longitude in decimal degrees
>LAT_D_M_S        = Latitude in degrees minutes seconds
>LON_D_M_S        = Longitude in degrees minutes seconds
>LOCATION         = Location comments
>SIZE             = Deposit size
>COMMODITIES      = Commodities present
>COMMODITY        = Commodities present
>HOST AGE         = Host rock age
>UNIT AGE         = Host rock age
>HOST ROCK        = Host rock description
>UNIT NAME        = Host rock name
>GRADE            = Grade in grams per ton
>ALTERATION       = Alteration type
>ORE MINERALS     = Ore minerals present
>ORE CONTROL      =  Ore control comments
>NON_ORE Minerals = Non-ore minerals present
>MRDS RECORD_NUM  = U.S. Geological Survey's MInerals Resources Data System record number
>TECTONIC SETTING = Tectonic setting comments
>REGIONAL GEOLOGY = Regional geology comments
>REFERENCE        = Reference citation
>SAMPLE NO        = Sample number
>MINERAL          = Mineral name
>Delta34SVCDT     = Sulfide mineral separates analysis

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Appendix_III

Microsoft Excel worksheet

Label Definition
DEPOSIT NAME Name of deposit
Ore Control Ore control comments

Appendix_III_deposits

Microsoft Excel comma separated values files

Label Definition
DEPOSIT Deposit name
PROVINCE Province name
COUNTY County name
LATITUDE Latitude in decimal degree
LONGITUDE Longitude in decimal degrees
LAT_D_M_S Latitude in degrees minutes seconds
LONG_D_M_S Longitude in degrees minutes seconds
SIZE Deposit size
COMMODITIES Commodities present
HOST AGE Host rock age
HOST ROCK Host rock description
GRADE Ore grade in grams per ton
ALTERATION Alteration description
ORE MINERALS Ore minerals present

Appendix_III_table1

Microsoft Excel comma separated values file

Label Definition
DEPOSIT NAME Deposit name
Province Province name
County County name
Size Deposit size
Reference Reference citation

Appendix_III_table2

Microsoft Excel comma separated values file

Label Definition
MRDS RECORD_NUM Mineral Resources Data System record number
DEPOSIT NAME Deposit name
STATE_NAME Province name
COUNTY_NAME County name
LATITUDE (dd) Latitude in decimal degrees
LONGITUDE (dd) Longitude in decimal degrees
LOCATION Location comments

Appendix_III_table3

Microsoft Excel comma separated values file

Label Definition
DEPOSIT NAME Deposit name
COMMODITY Commodities present
ORE MINERALS Ore minerals present
Non-ore Minerals Non-ore minerals present

Appendix_III_table4

Microsoft Excel comma separated values file

Label Definition
DEPOSIT NAME Deposit name
HOST ROCKS Host rock description
UNIT NAME Host rock name
UNIT AGE Host rock age

Appendix_III_table5

Microsoft Excel comma separated file

Label Definition
DEPOSIT NAME deposit name
TECTONIC SETTING Tectonic setting comments
REGIONAL GEOLOGY Regional geology comments

Appendix_III_table6

Microsoft Excel comma separated values file

Label Definition
DEPOSIT NAME Deposit name
Ore Control Ore control comments
Alteration Alteration description

Appendix_IV

Microsoft Excel worksheet

Label Definition
Sample ID Sample collection identifier
Deposit Deposit name
Area Region name
Description Ore host rock comments
Au Au occurrence in ppm
Ag Ag occurrence in ppm
As As occurrence in ppm
Sb Sb occurrence in ppm
Bi Bi occurrence in ppm
Hg Hg occurrence in ppm
F F occurrence in ppm
W W occurrence in ppm
Cd Cd occurrence in ppm
U U occurrence in ppm
TiO2 TiO2 occurrence in %
C C occurrence in %
SiO2 SiO2 occurrence in %
S S occurrence in %
K2O K2O occurrence in %
CaO CaO occurrence in %
Cu Cu occurrence in ppm
Pb Pb occurrence in ppm
Zn Zn occurrence in ppm
Ni Ni occurrence in ppm
Co Co occurrence in ppm
Ti Ti occurrence in ppm
Mo Mo occurrence in ppm
Ba Ba occurrence in ppm
Se Se occurrence in ppm
Te Te occurrence in ppm
Sr Sr occurrence in ppm

Table 5-1

Table is in a .PDF document

Label Definition
Sample No Sample Number
Mineral Mineral name
Delta34SVCDT Sulfide mineral separates isotope analysis
Deposit Deposit name