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Fujigatani mine, Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Chugoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 8' 40'' North , 132° 1' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.14444,132.01667
GeoHash:G#: wyjfhpg9g
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A scheelite mine in skarn. Located 5 km SE of the Kuga Mine. Includes the Akemidani, Moninoki, Gosento, Ikenotani and Gunrin deposits.
The area consists of Upper Paleozoic to lower Mesozoic formations of slate, sandstone, chert and limestone, intruded by late cretaceous granitic rocks. Produced 160 tons of copper and 2150 tons of tungsten between 1955-1977.


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27 valid minerals.

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Late Cretaceous : 94.6 ± 2.8 Ma to 92.1 ± 3.7 Ma

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Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Mesozoic
  Cretaceous
   Late Cretaceous
ⓘ Muscovite (youngest age)92.1 ± 3.7 Ma
ⓘ Muscovite (oldest age)94.6 ± 2.8 Ma

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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Paleogene - Cretaceous
23.03 - 145 Ma



ID: 3185852
Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic 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]

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References

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- Shimazaki H., 1977. Grossular-spessartine-almandine garnets from some japanese scheelite skarns. Canad. Miner., 15: 74-80
- Economic Geology (1980) 75, 1066-1082.
- Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.

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