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Okoppe mine, Shimokita peninsula, Aomori, Japani
Regional Level Types
Okoppe mineMine
Shimokita peninsulaPeninsula
AomoriPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 140° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~90km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


"Kuroko"-type deposit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch (SXRD analysis of tiny grain intergrown with sulfosalt, on "marumoite" specimen)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Baumhauerite
Formula: Pb12As16S36
Reference: Koubutsu Jouhou, # 131 (15-4-2002)
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Hirama, T. (2009) Suisyou, 20, 2-5.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Reference: Matsubara, S, et al. (2000) Abstracts of the Meeting of the Mineralogical Society of Japan, 91; Shimizu, M., Ishizaki, Y., Honma, T., Matsubara, S., Miyawaki, R. (2005) Dufrenoysite and marumoite from the Okoppe mine, Japan. in Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial SGA Meeting Beijing, China, 18–21 August 2005. Session 6., Springer (Berlin) 695-697. [Poster #100]
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo.
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Reference: Kobayashi, Teruko (1989): Jordanite from Yunosawa mine and Okoppe mine in Aomori Prefecture. Chigaku Kenkyu 38(4-6), 83-89 (in Japanese); Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Marumoite
Formula: Pb32As40S92
Reference: Shimizu, M., Ishizaki, Y., Honma, T., Matsubara, S., Miyawaki, R. (2005) Dufrenoysite and marumoite from the Okoppe mine, Japan. in Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge. Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial SGA Meeting Beijing, China, 18–21 August 2005. Session 6., Springer (Berlin) 695-697. [Poster #100]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Koubutsu Jouhou, # 131 (15-4-2002)
Zinkenite
Formula: Pb9Sb22S42
Reference: Hirama, T. (2009) Suisyou, 20, 2-5.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Baumhauerite'2.HC.05bPb12As16S36
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Dufrénoysite'2.HC.05dPb2As2S5
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Jordanite'2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
'Marumoite'2.HC.05gPb32As40S92
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Wurtzite'2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
'Zinkenite'2.JB.35aPb9Sb22S42
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Dufrénoysite3.5.9.3Pb2As2S5
2 < ø < 2.49
Baumhauerite3.6.13.1Pb12As16S36
1 < ø < 2
Zinkenite3.8.1.1Pb9Sb22S42
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Marumoite-Pb32As40S92

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S BaumhaueritePb12As16S36
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S CovelliteCuS
S DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S MarumoitePb32As40S92
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
AsArsenic
As BaumhaueritePb12As16S36
As DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
As MarumoitePb32As40S92
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Sb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BaumhaueritePb12As16S36
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Pb MarumoitePb32As40S92
Pb ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42

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