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Hanawa mine, Kazuno City, Akita, Japani
Regional Level Types
Hanawa mineMine
Kazuno CityCity
AkitaPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 10' 1'' North , 140° 49' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hanawa36,925 (2017)4.3km
Ōdate64,543 (2017)26.1km
Ichinohe15,825 (2017)39.2km
Takanosu20,542 (2017)40.1km


Once one of the leading kuroko-type pyrite mines in Japan, worked for pyrite (for manufacturing sulphuric acid, etc.). Now closed.
(NB: There is another Hanawa mine just across the border in Iwate prefecture.)

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12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bayliss, P. (1989) American Mineralogist: 74: 1168-1176.; Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Bayliss, P. (1989) American Mineralogist: 74: 1168-1176.; Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Fukuchilite (TL)
Formula: Cu3FeS8
Reference: Min.Journ.Japan (1969) 5, 399-416; Bayliss, P. (1989) American Mineralogist: 74: 1168-1176.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bayliss, P. (1989) American Mineralogist: 74: 1168-1176.; Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.petrovrareminerals.com/articles02q.html
Quartz var: Ferruginous Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.petrovrareminerals.com/articles02q.html
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: Kajiwara Y (1969) Fukuchilite, Cu3FeS8, a new mineral from the Hanawa mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Journal 5, 399-416

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Fukuchilite (TL)2.EB.05aCu3FeS8
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Ferruginous Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Fukuchilite (TL)2.12.1.7Cu3FeS8
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Ferruginous Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Quartz (var: Ferruginous Quartz)SiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Ferruginous Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S FukuchiliteCu3FeS8
S PyriteFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe FukuchiliteCu3FeS8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu FukuchiliteCu3FeS8
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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