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Ohkuki mine (Okuki deposit), Kita District, Ehime Prefecture, Japani
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Ohkuki mine (Okuki deposit)Mine
Kita DistrictDistrict
Ehime PrefecturePrefecture
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 30' 50'' North , 132° 39' 20'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
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Iyo30,760 (2017)26.7km
Kihoku-chō11,712 (2017)28.8km
Masaki-chō30,548 (2017)30.9km
Uwajima58,971 (2017)33.4km


Massive, compact Kieslager-type bedded sulfide deposit, mined for copper, gold, and pyrite for sulfuric acid production. Hanging wall includes red metachert, garnet rock and rhodonite-quartz vein.

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9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Botryogen
Formula: MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Minakawa and Noto (1994) Chigaku Kenkyu, 43, 175-179.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Shunso Ishihara and Yuji Endo (2007): Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 58(1/2), 7-22.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: H. Momoi (1964) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 39-63.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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: Shunso Ishihara and Yuji Endo (2007): Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 58(1/2), 7-22.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: H. Momoi (1964) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 39-63.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: H. Momoi (1964) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 39-63.
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
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Botryogen7.DC.25MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Botryogen31.9.6.1MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
OOxygen
O BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
SiSilicon
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S PyriteFeS2
S BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SphaleriteZnS
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13

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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