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Fujii mine, Wakasa-cho, Mikata-kaminaka-gun, Fukui Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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Name(s) in local language(s):藤井鉱山, 福井県 三方上中郡 若狭町
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 31' 60'' North , 135° 51' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.53333,135.85000
GeoHash:G#: xn2d5kduw
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Metasedimentary manganese ore.

The road to the mine is closed strictly by gates and fences for prevention of illegal dumping, illegal collection of wild vegetables and aggressive mineral collection activities...

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allanite-(La)
Formula: {CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Caryopilite ?
Formula: Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.
Galaxite
Formula: Mn2+Al2O4
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.; 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Goldmanite
Formula: Ca3V3+2(SiO4)3
Description: Light green anhedral inclusions in pink rhodonite.
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.; 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Jimboite
Formula: (Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
Reference: National Science Museum (Tokyo) specimen; 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Kellyite
Formula: Mn2+2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: Matsubara & Kato (1986) Memoirs of the National Science Museum (Tokyo), 19, 7-18.
Manganosite
Formula: MnO
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Momoiite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ca)3V3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96. [http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jmps/105/2/92/_pdf]
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Pyrochroite
Formula: Mn(OH)2
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.; Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96. ; 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: H. Momoi (1964) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 39-63.; Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Sonolite
Formula: Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.; 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Kato, A. (2010) Mumeikai Group meeting, No. 30.; Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Sussexite
Formula: Mn2+BO2(OH)
Reference: Anovitz, L.M. and Grew, E.S. (2002) Mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry of boron: an introduction, p 23 (in Reviews in Mineralogy, vol 33, Mineralogical Society of America).; 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: H. Momoi (1964) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 39-63.; Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96. ; 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Wiserite
Formula: (Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
Reference: 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Nickeline'2.CC.05NiAs
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Galaxite'4.BB.05Mn2+Al2O4
'Hausmannite'4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
'Jacobsite'4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
'Manganosite'4.AB.25MnO
'Pyrochroite'4.FE.05Mn(OH)2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 6 - Borates
'Jimboite'6.AA.35(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
'Sussexite'6.BA.15Mn2+BO2(OH)
'Wiserite'6.BA.20(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
Group 9 - Silicates
'Allanite-(La)'9.BG.05b{CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Bustamite'9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
'Caryopilite' ?9.ED.15Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
'Goldmanite'9.AD.25Ca3V3+2(SiO4)3
'Kellyite'9.ED.15Mn2+2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
'Momoiite'9.AD.25(Mn2+,Ca)3V3+2(SiO4)3
'Rhodonite'9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
'Sonolite'9.AF.55Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH)2
'Spessartine'9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Tephroite'9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Manganosite4.2.1.3MnO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Pyrochroite6.2.1.3Mn(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Galaxite7.2.1.2Mn2+Al2O4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
AmBn[XO3]p
Jimboite24.3.2.2(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Diborates
Sussexite25.2.1.1Mn2+BO2(OH)
Group 27 - COMPOUND BORATES
Miscellaneous
Wiserite27.1.10.1(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
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
Goldmanite51.4.3b.4Ca3V3+2(SiO4)3
Momoiite51.4.4.5(Mn2+,Ca)3V3+2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(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] coordination only
Sonolite52.3.2d.3Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(La)58.2.1a.2{CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
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
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Caryopilite ?71.1.2b.1Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Kellyite71.1.2c.5Mn2+2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
H KellyiteMn22+Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
H PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
H SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
H SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
H Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
BBoron
B Jimboite(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
B SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
B Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
O GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
O GoldmaniteCa3V23+(SiO4)3
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
O Jimboite(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
O KellyiteMn22+Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
O ManganositeMnO
O Momoiite(Mn2+,Ca)3V23+(SiO4)3
O PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
MgMagnesium
Mg Jimboite(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
Mg Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
AlAluminium
Al Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
Al KellyiteMn22+Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Si CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
Si GoldmaniteCa3V23+(SiO4)3
Si KellyiteMn22+Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Si Momoiite(Mn2+,Ca)3V23+(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
CaCalcium
Ca Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca GoldmaniteCa3V23+(SiO4)3
Ca Momoiite(Mn2+,Ca)3V23+(SiO4)3
VVanadium
V GoldmaniteCa3V23+(SiO4)3
V Momoiite(Mn2+,Ca)3V23+(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Mn CaryopiliteMn32+Si2O5(OH)4
Mn GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Mn Jimboite(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
Mn KellyiteMn22+Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Mn ManganositeMnO
Mn Momoiite(Mn2+,Ca)3V23+(SiO4)3
Mn PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Mn Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
FeIron
Fe Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
AsArsenic
As NickelineNiAs
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
LaLanthanum
La Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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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Mesozoic - Late Paleozoic
66 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3185776
Paleozoic-Mesozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (66 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and 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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