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Tohgoh mine (Togo mine), Tohgoh-cho, Tottori, Japani
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Tohgoh mine (Togo mine)Mine
Tohgoh-cho- not defined -
TottoriPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 133° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~74km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Uranium mineralization concentrated in petrified wood and carbonaceous matter in Pliocene sediments overlying granite, at the north end of the Ningyo-Tohge uranium mining district.

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Honshu Island, Japan

Island - 1,361 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Reference: Watanabe (1976) Journal of the Faculty of Science, Shinshu University, 11, 53-106.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Reference: S. Matsubara & R. Miyawaki (2006) Catalogue of Japanese Minerals.
Ningyoite
Formula: CaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Royal Ontario Museum specimen
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Watanabe (1976) Journal of the Faculty of Science, Shinshu University, 11, 53-106.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Carnotite'4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Liebigite'5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Uranopilite'7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Ningyoite'8.CJ.85CaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Boltwoodite'9.AK.15(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
'Uranophane'9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
'Uranophane-β'9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Liebigite15.3.2.1Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Ningyoite40.4.8.1CaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Boltwoodite53.3.1.5(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
H NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
CCarbon
C LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
O NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
NaSodium
Na Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
SiSilicon
Si Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
KPotassium
K Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Ca NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
CeCerium
Ce NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
UUranium
U Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
U NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O

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