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Tono mine (Tohno mine), Tsukiyoshi uranium ore deposits, Mizunami City, Gifu, Japani
Regional Level Types
Tono mine (Tohno mine)Mine
Tsukiyoshi uranium ore depositsGroup of Deposits
Mizunami CityCity
GifuPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 24' 30'' North , 137° 14' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.40833,137.23333
GeoHash:G#: xn396vfk2
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Recently discovered uranium deposit, hosted in Miocene sediments which are unconformably overlying a granitic pluton.

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


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Andersonite
Formula: Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
'Biotite'
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.; Itwatsuki T. and H. Yoshida (1999) Geochemical Journal 33:19-32
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Itwatsuki T. and H. Yoshida (1999) Geochemical Journal 33:19-32
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Itwatsuki T. and H. Yoshida (1999) Geochemical Journal 33:19-32
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Itwatsuki T. and H. Yoshida (1999) Geochemical Journal 33:19-32
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Reference: Matsubara (1976) Bulletin of the National Science Museum, 2, 111-114
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Itwatsuki T. and H. Yoshida (1999) Geochemical Journal 33:19-32
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.; Itwatsuki T. and H. Yoshida (1999) Geochemical Journal 33:19-32
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Uranocircite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Hayashi & Nagashima (1965) Journal of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan, 7, 23-29.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Andersonite'5.ED.30Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Liebigite'5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Uranocircite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Coffinite'9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Montmorillonite'9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Mordenite'9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
Pyroxene Group-
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Andersonite15.2.5.1Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Liebigite15.3.2.1Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Uranocircite40.2a.3.1Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CCarbon
C AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O UraniniteUO2
O UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
KPotassium
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
UUranium
U AndersoniteNa2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3 · 6H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O

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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References

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- Shikazono, N., and Utada, M. (1997): Stable isotope geochemistry and diagenetic mineralization associated with the Tono sandstone-type uranium deposit in Japan. Mineralium Deposita 32, 596-606.
- Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.


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