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Sono mine, Wazuka-cho, Sohraku-gun, Kyoto, Japani
Regional Level Types
Sono mineMine
Wazuka-cho- not defined -
Sohraku-gun- not defined -
KyotoPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):園鉱山, 京都府 相楽郡 和束町 園
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 135° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~10km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Rhodochrosite-rich metamorphosed sedimentary manganese ore, hosted in Paleozoic slate about 4km from a granite intrusion.

Regions containing this locality

Amur PlateTectonic Plate
Honshu Island, JapanIsland

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Alleghanyite
Formula: Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Mayumi Yoshinaga (1963) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 14, 1, 1-22.
Galaxite
Formula: Mn2+Al2O4
Reference: Ohe Rikosha specimens (with sonolite)
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Reference: Mayumi Yoshinaga (1963) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 14, 1, 1-22.
Pyrochroite
Formula: Mn(OH)2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: Mayumi Yoshinaga (1963) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 14, 1, 1-22.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Yoshinaga, Mayumi. "Sonolite, a new manganese silicate mineral." Mem Fac Sci Kyushu Univ Ser D Geol 14 (1963): 1-21.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Mayumi Yoshinaga (1963) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 14, 1, 1-22.
Sonolite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: ZVMO 119/2 (1990), 98; Yoshinaga, Mayumi. "Sonolite, a new manganese silicate mineral." Mem Fac Sci Kyushu Univ Ser D Geol 14 (1963): 1-21.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Mayumi Yoshinaga (1963) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 14, 1, 1-22.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Galaxite4.BB.05Mn2+Al2O4
Jacobsite4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrochroite4.FE.05Mn(OH)2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Alleghanyite9.AF.45Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Neotocite9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Pyroxmangite9.DO.05MnSiO3
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Sonolite (TL)9.AF.55Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Pyrochroite6.2.1.3Mn(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Galaxite7.2.1.2Mn2+Al2O4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Alleghanyite52.3.2b.1Mn2+5(SiO4)2(OH)2
Sonolite (TL)52.3.2d.3Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Neotocite71.1.5.4(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
H AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
H PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
O AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
O JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
O PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
MgMagnesium
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
SiSilicon
Si SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
Si AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
MnManganese
Mn SonoliteMn92+(SiO4)4(OH)2
Mn AlleghanyiteMn52+(SiO4)2(OH)2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
Mn JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Mn PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O

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