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Akayama mine, Yamagata, Japani
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Akayama mineMine
YamagataPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 4' 25'' North , 140° 18' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.07361,140.30278
GeoHash:G#: xngb8ej6g
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kaminoyama35,593 (2017)9.3km
Takahata26,347 (2017)12.6km
Yamagata254,538 (2017)18.6km
Nagai31,026 (2017)23.7km
Yonezawa94,486 (2017)24.4km


Hydrothermal vein-type copper deposit, mine from 1900 until 1967.

Regions containing this locality

Okhotsk PlateTectonic Plate
Honshu Island, JapanIsland

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3184693
Cenozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 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]

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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