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Kuratani mine, Nishiaizu-machi, Fukushima, Japani
Regional Level Types
Kuratani mineMine
Nishiaizu-machi- not defined -
FukushimaPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):久良谷鉱山,福島県 西会津町
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 139° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~21km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Permian metasedimentary manganese ore.
(Not to be confused with the Kuratani mines in Ishikawa and Miyazaki prefectures.)

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


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Manganosite
Formula: MnO
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Fukuoka, M. (1981) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 24, #4, 207-252.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Alabandite'2.CD.10MnS
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hausmannite'4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
'Manganosite'4.AB.25MnO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Bementite'9.EE.05Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
'Rhodonite'9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
'Tephroite'9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Manganosite4.2.1.3MnO
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Bementite78.5.2.1Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O ManganositeMnO
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
SSulfur
S AlabanditeMnS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn BementiteMn7Si6O15(OH)8
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn ManganositeMnO
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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