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Hokuryu Mine, Monbetsu (Mombetsu), Hidaka Subprefecture, Hokkaidō, Japani
Regional Level Types
Hokuryu MineMine
Monbetsu (Mombetsu)- not defined -
Hidaka SubprefectureSubprefecture
HokkaidōPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
44° 32' 30'' North , 142° 49' 0'' East
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PlacePopulationDistance
Nayoro26,457 (2017)35.5km


A small low-sulfidation epithermal deposit mined for gold and silver, which closed in 1943.
~300,000 metric tons of ore for an estimated production of ~68,000 oz Au and ~370,000 oz Ag between 1928 and 1943.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


8 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.; Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Reference: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
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.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Reference: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.; Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
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: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
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)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aguilarite2.BA.55Ag4SeS
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Aguilarite2.4.1.3Ag4SeS
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au,Ag)
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
S PyriteFeS2
S AguilariteAg4SeS
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
SeSelenium
Se AguilariteAg4SeS
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag AguilariteAg4SeS
Ag Electrum(Au,Ag)
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au,Ag)

References

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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.
Tharalson, E.R.; Monecke, T.; Reynolds, T.J.; Zeeck, L.; Pfaff, K.; Kelly, N.M. (2019) The Distribution of Precious Metals in High-Grade Banded Quartz Veins from Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits: Constraints from µXRF Mapping. Minerals 9, 740.

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

AsiaContinent
Okhotsk PlateTectonic Plate

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