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Taro mine, Taro, Miyako City, Iwate, Japani
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Taro mineMine
Taro- not defined -
Miyako CityCity
IwatePrefecture
JapanCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):田老鉱山, 岩手県 宮古市 田老
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 45' 30'' North , 141° 56' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.75833,141.93333
GeoHash:G#: xphfjvb9n
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Kuroko-type deposit.
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Honshu Island, Japan

Island - 1,361 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
'Chert'
Reference: Laznicka, P. (1981) Data on the worldwide distribution of stratiform and stratabound ore deposits. (chapter 2 in: Wolf, K.H. (Ed.) (1981) Handbook of Strata-Bound and Stratiform Ore Deposits. Vol. 10. (Elsevier))
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
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.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Shunso Ishihara and Yuji Endo (2007): Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 58(1/2), 7-22.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chert'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
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 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chert'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3184693
Cenozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and 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]

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References

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- Shunso Ishihara and Yuji Endo (2007): Indium and other trace elements in volcanogenic massive sulfide ores from the Kuroko, Besshi and other types in Japan. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 58(1/2), 7-22.
- 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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