Hirase mine, Shirakawamura, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 10' 15'' North , 136° 55' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.17083,136.91667|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Hydrothermal vein-type molybdenum deposit, mined from 1931 until 1979.
Classic japanese locality for large molybdenite "floater" crystals, from vein of very fractured quartz.
5 valid minerals.
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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|Paleogene - Cretaceous|
23.03 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic-Cenozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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.