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Hirao mine, Onsen-cho, Minoh (Minoo), Osaka Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan
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Osakaite
Hirao mine, Onsen-cho, Minoh, Osaka Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

Photo: R. Tanaka
Latitude: 34°50'N
Longitude: 135°28'E
 
 
Abandoned Zn mine in zinc mineralization emplaced along the Satsukioka fault in altered Jurassic shales of the Tamba Formation.

Mineral List

Anatase
Aragonite
Aurichalcite
Brianyoungite
Brochantite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Galena
Greenockite
Gypsum
Hemimorphite
Hydrozincite
Ktenasite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Malachite
Minohlite (TL)
Osakaite (TL)
Posnjakite
Pyrite
Quartz
Ramsbeckite
Schulenbergite
Serpierite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
'UM1992-30-SO:CCuHZn'
'Wad'
Wulfenite


30 entries listed. 26 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

- Ohnishi, M. et al.: Secondary minerals from the Hirao Old Mine, Onsen-cho, Minoo City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Chigaku-Kenkyu 50:137-159 (2001) (in Japanese).
Ohnishi, M., Kusachi, I., Kobayashi, S., & Yamakawa, J. (2007). Mineral chemistry of schulenbergite and its Zn-dominant analogue from the Hirao mine, Osaka, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 102(4), 233-239.
- M. Ohnishi, N. Shimobayashi, D. Nishio-Hamane, K. Shinoda, K. Momma, and T. Ikeda (2013): Minohlite, a new copper-zinc sulfate mineral from Minoh, Osaka, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 335-342.

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