Taguchi mine, Shidara-cho, Kita-Shidara-gun, Aichi Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan
Long-abandoned manganese mine, now overgrown with forest. Metamorphosed sedimentary Mn ore hosted in quartz schist of the Ryoke metamorphic belt. Was once famous for the world's best pyroxmangite crystals, some even facettable as gems.
At present, this site is owned by private company, and entrance to this locality is forbidden.
31 entries listed. 28 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).
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Locality Updated: Dornbach, Malta, Malta valley, Hohe Tauern, Carinthia, AustriaFrom Uwe Kolitsch, 10th Dec 2013 18:59:46