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Hijikuzu mine, Iwaizumi-cho, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, Japani
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Hijikuzu mineMine
Iwaizumi-cho- not defined -
Shimohei-gun- not defined -
IwatePrefecture
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Name(s) in local language(s):肘葛鉱山, 岩手県 下閉伊郡 岩泉町 下有芸 肘葛
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 141° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~50km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A manganese mine in metamorphosed, bedded manganese deposits. Pegmatite is also present.

Regions containing this locality

Honshu Island, Japan

Island - 1,361 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
'Biotite'
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
'Biotite var: Manganophyllite'
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: Nambu, M., Tanida, K., & Kitamura, T. (1977). Mineralogical study of manganese silicate ores in Northeastern Japan (XXI) Bustamite from Hijikuzu mine, Iwate Prefecture. Bull Res Inst Mineral Dressing and Metall, Tohoku Univ, 33, 31-42.; Shimazaki, H., & Bunno, M. (1978). Subsolidus Skarn Equilibria in the System. Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 539-545.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
'Ericssonite-2O'
Formula: BaMn2+2Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Matsubara & Nagashima (1975) Mineralogical Journal, 7, 513-525.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Description: manganiferous variety.
Reference: Nambu, M., Tanida, K., & Kitamura, T. (1977). Mineralogical study of manganese silicate ores in Northeastern Japan (XXI) Bustamite from Hijikuzu mine, Iwate Prefecture. Bull Res Inst Mineral Dressing and Metall, Tohoku Univ, 33, 31-42.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Manganogrunerite
Formula: ☐{Mn2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Pyrophanite
Formula: Mn2+TiO3
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Nambu, M., Tanida, K., & Kitamura, T. (1977). Mineralogical study of manganese silicate ores in Northeastern Japan (XXI) Bustamite from Hijikuzu mine, Iwate Prefecture. Bull Res Inst Mineral Dressing and Metall, Tohoku Univ, 33, 31-42.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Nambu, M., Tanida, K., & Kitamura, T. (1977). Mineralogical study of manganese silicate ores in Northeastern Japan (XXI) Bustamite from Hijikuzu mine, Iwate Prefecture. Bull Res Inst Mineral Dressing and Metall, Tohoku Univ, 33, 31-42.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
'Wad'
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Alabandite'2.CD.10MnS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cryptomelane'4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrophanite'4.CB.05Mn2+TiO3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Aegirine-augite'9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Bementite'9.EE.05Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
'Braunite'9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
'Bustamite'9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
'Ericssonite-2O'9.BE.25BaMn2+2Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Neotocite'9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Pyroxmangite'9.DO.05MnSiO3
'Rhodonite'9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Spessartine'9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Tephroite'9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'var: Manganophyllite'-
'Manganogrunerite'-☐{Mn2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Pyrophanite4.3.5.3Mn2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
'Ericssonite-2O'56.2.6c.5BaMn2+2Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Neotocite71.1.5.4(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
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 Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Bementite78.5.2.1Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Biotite'-
'var: Manganophyllite'-
Manganogrunerite-☐{Mn2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
H Ericssonite-2OBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H Manganogrunerite☐{Mn22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O Ericssonite-2OBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Manganogrunerite☐{Mn22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
NaSodium
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Si Ericssonite-2OBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Manganogrunerite☐{Mn22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
SSulfur
S AlabanditeMnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn Ericssonite-2OBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Mn Manganogrunerite☐{Mn22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Ericssonite-2OBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Manganogrunerite☐{Mn22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba Ericssonite-2OBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)

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