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Mochikoshi mine, Amagi-Yugashima, Shizuoka, Japani
Regional Level Types
Mochikoshi mineMine
Amagi-Yugashima- not defined -
ShizuokaPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 52' 34'' North , 138° 51' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.87611,138.86389
GeoHash:G#: xn4wrvj85
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Gold-silver ore in hydrothermally altered andesite. The mine was started in 1929 and closed in 1952.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AsArsenic
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag SilverAg
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

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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Holocene - Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3185246
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic 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. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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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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