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Nishizawa mine, Kuriyamamura, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, Kanto Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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Name(s) in local language(s): 西沢鉱山(西沢金山), 栃木県 日光市 栗山村
Gold-silver mine located near Nikko. Mesothermal to epithermal quartz veins. Now abandoned and forested.

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Takeo Kato (1928) The Japanese Journal of Geology and Geography, 6, #1-2, 31-48.
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Shimizu, M., Matsubara, S., Shimizu, M., Kyouno, Y., Harada, A., & Cook, N. J. (2007). High-grade Ag–Cu–Sn–In mineralization in the Nishizawa-Ashio area, Tochigi Prefecture, central Japan. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71(suppl 1).

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