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Mitate mine, Hinokage-cho, Miyazaki, Japani
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Mitate mineMine
Hinokage-cho- not defined -
MiyazakiPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 46' 30'' North , 131° 28' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Takedamachi16,361 (2017)22.3km
Nobeoka121,949 (2017)28.0km
Aso27,978 (2017)40.8km
Saiki49,065 (2017)44.4km
Usuki35,001 (2017)49.6km


Cu-Zn-Pb-Sn-bearing skarn. Mine closed in March 1970.
The Ohbuki deposit (Ohbuki mine) might be considered a sublocality of the Mitate mine (although it is listed separately here on Mindat).

Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
Amur PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Minato, H. (1953): Arsenate minerals in Japan. IV. Adamite, cuproadamite, and olivenite from Japan. J. Mineral. (Japan), 1, 125-141.
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Reference: Minato, H. (1953): Arsenate minerals in Japan. IV. Adamite, cuproadamite, and olivenite from Japan. J. Mineral. (Japan), 1, 125-141.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 212-214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 212-214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 212-214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (curated at Geological Survey museum, Japan)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Minato, H. (1953): Arsenate minerals in Japan. IV. Adamite, cuproadamite, and olivenite from Japan. J. Mineral. (Japan), 1, 125-141.
Malayaite
Formula: CaSn(SiO4)O
Reference: Takenouchi, S. (1971). Hydrothermal synthesis and consideration of the genesis of malayaite. Mineralium Deposita, 6(4), 335-347.; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 212-214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 212-214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (conserved by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 212-214 (University of Tokyo Press)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
var: Cuprian Adamite8.BB.30(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Malayaite9.AG.15CaSn(SiO4)O
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Malayaite52.4.3.2CaSn(SiO4)O
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
-(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O CalciteCaCO3
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O CerussitePbCO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
NaSodium
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
AlAluminium
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CuCopper
Cu Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Sn MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3191225
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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