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Obira mine, Bungo-Ohno City, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 50' 30'' North , 131° 34' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.84167,131.57778
GeoHash:G#: wvvdf4sh8
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):尾平鉱山


Miocene Cu-Zn-As-Sn veins and pyrometasomatic deposits produced by a Miocene granite intrusion into Paleozoic sediments. Skarns developed by boron and fluorine injection into wall rock.


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Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007) Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Toshiro Okada, Hiroyuki Imai, Seiichiro Uehara, Toshiro Nagase (2016) Sakura structure in Quartz from Obira Mine, Oita prefecture in Japan (poster session, in Japanese). Abstracts with Program, Annual Meeting of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences, vol 2016, p 55.

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