Kiura mine (Shin-Kiura mine; Kiura emery mine), Saiki City, Oita prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
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Tin mining began in the 16th or 17th century. Pyrometasomatic ore produced by Miocene granitic intrusion into Paleozoic sedimentary rock. Famous for its large scorodite crystals, impossible to obtain now. A vein of emery also occurred at this mine and emery has been commercially exploited.
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