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Osarizawa mine, Kazuno City, Akita Prefecture, Japani
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Osarizawa mineMine
Kazuno CityCity
Akita PrefecturePrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 10' 59'' North , 140° 45' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hanawa36,925 (2017)3.2km
Ōdate64,543 (2017)19.1km
Takanosu20,542 (2017)32.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
尾去沢鉱山, 秋田県 鹿角市 尾去沢


Polymetallic (Cu-Pb-Zn-Au-Ag) deposit, worked from 1936 until 1965.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


32 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Taguchi, Y., Kizawa, Y., Okada, N. (1972) On beaverite from the Osarizawa Mine. Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan: 10(5): 313-325.; The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: Taguchi, Y., Kizawa, Y. (1973) Arsenosulvanite from the Osarizawa Mine. Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan: 11(4): 205-218.; Am Min 79:750-762.; The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Nambu, M., Tanida, K., Kano, S. (1964) Corkite from the Osarizawa Mine, Akita Prefecture. The Journal of the Japanese Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists: 52(4): 113-121.; Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan).
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe3+0.67Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Nambu et al (1974) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 57.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Marcasite
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.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Okamoto collection (curated at the Geological Survey museum, Japan)
Osarizawaite (TL)
Formula: Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Type Locality:
Reference: Taguchi, Y. (1961) On osarizawaite, a new mineral of the alunite group, from the Osarizawa mine, Japan. Mineralogical Journal: 3: 181-194.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Matsubara, S. and Miyawaki, R. (2006) Catalogue of Japanese Minerals, p 108. (Tokai University Press)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
'Tennantite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Description: "ferroan tennantite"
Reference: Palache, et al (1944) (Dana's) The System of Mineralogy, 7th ed., vol.1, p. 378
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Beaverite-(Cu)7.BC.10Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Ferricopiapite7.DB.35Fe3+0.67Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Osarizawaite (TL)7.BC.10Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Corkite8.BL.05PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Colusite3.1.1.1Cu13VAs3S16
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Beaverite-(Cu)30.2.5.7Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Osarizawaite (TL)30.2.4.4Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Ferricopiapite31.10.5.4Fe3+0.67Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Corkite43.4.1.2PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
H Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H FerricopiapiteFe3+0.67Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
O Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O FerricopiapiteFe3+0.67Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
AlAluminium
Al OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
S Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
S ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
S FerricopiapiteFe3+0.67Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
VVanadium
V ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FerricopiapiteFe3+0.67Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Cu TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
AsArsenic
As ColusiteCu13VAs3S16
As TennantiteCu6(Cu4X2)As4S12S
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb CorkitePbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Taguchi, Y. (1961) On osarizawaite, a new mineral of the alunite group, from the Osarizawa mine, Japan. Mineralogical Journal: 3: 181-194.
Shimizu, H., Matsunaga, E. (1964) Observations on the Tanosawa Veins at the Osarizawa Mine. Mining Geology: 14(64): 126-133.
Nambu, M., Tanida, K., Kano, S. (1964) Corkite from the Osarizawa Mine, Akita Prefecture. The Journal of the Japanese Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists: 52(4): 113-121.
Taguchi, Y., Kizawa, Y., Okada, N. (1972) On beaverite from the Osarizawa Mine. Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan: 10(5): 313-325.
Taguchi, Y., Kizawa, Y. (1973) Arsenosulvanite from the Osarizawa Mine. Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan: 11(4): 205-218. (colusite)
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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Okhotsk PlateTectonic Plate

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