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Kawayama mine, Yamaguchi, Japani
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Kawayama mineMine
YamaguchiPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 16' 0'' North , 132° 0' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.26667,132.00833
GeoHash:G#: wyjfgyj9c
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Contact metasomatic ore with hydrothermal fissure-fillings.

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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


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Zohka, H. et al (1972) Compositional variations in natural mackinawites and the results of heating experiments. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, series C, Geology and Mineralogy, 7, #1, 37-53.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zohka, H. et al (1972) Compositional variations in natural mackinawites and the results of heating experiments. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, series C, Geology and Mineralogy, 7, #1, 37-53.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Zohka, H. et al (1972) Compositional variations in natural mackinawites and the results of heating experiments. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, series C, Geology and Mineralogy, 7, #1, 37-53.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Zohka, H. et al (1972) Compositional variations in natural mackinawites and the results of heating experiments. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, series C, Geology and Mineralogy, 7, #1, 37-53.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zohka, H. et al (1972) Compositional variations in natural mackinawites and the results of heating experiments. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, series C, Geology and Mineralogy, 7, #1, 37-53.; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1567-1580
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: T. Sudo and T. Nakamura (1952) American Mineralogist, 37, 618-621

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cubanite'2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Mackinawite'2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
'Hisingerite'9.ED.10Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Hisingerite71.1.5.2Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S GalenaPbS
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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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