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Hiraki mine, Hyogo, Japani
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Hiraki mineMine
HyogoPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 57' 30'' North , 135° 6' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.95833,135.10000
GeoHash:G#: xn0nf7bz4
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


An important kaolinite mine (50,000 tons per year) located about 50 km NW of Osaka city. Formed by hydrothermal alteration of a rhyolitic tuff. Being low in alkalis and iron, it is used for manufacturing fibre glass.

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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

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
'Biotite'
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Myint, K.K. (1996) Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C, 10, #4, 519-582.
Tosudite
Formula: Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
Reference: Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy.
Tosudite var: Aluminum Tosudite
Formula: Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
Reference: Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halloysite9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Tosudite9.EC.60Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
var: Aluminum Tosudite9.EC.60Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Biotite-
Chlorite Group-
K Feldspar-
Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Tosudite71.4.2.4Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Andesine-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Tosudite
var: Aluminum Tosudite
-Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tosudite (var: Aluminum Tosudite)Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TosuditeNa0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Tosudite (var: Aluminum Tosudite)Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O CalciteCaCO3
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TosuditeNa0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Tosudite (var: Aluminum Tosudite)Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na TosuditeNa0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Tosudite (var: Aluminum Tosudite)Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg TosuditeNa0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Tosudite (var: Aluminum Tosudite)Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TosuditeNa0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Tosudite (var: Aluminum Tosudite)Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TosuditeNa0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2

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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Paleogene - Cretaceous
23.03 - 145 Ma



ID: 3185777
Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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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


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