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Asahi mine, Asago City, Hyogo, Japani
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Asahi mineMine
Asago CityCity
HyogoPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 54' 6'' North , 134° 18' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.90167,134.31389
GeoHash:G#: wypw83sku
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A gold and silver mine, started in 1921 and closed in 1985.

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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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6 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.
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.
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.
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.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
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
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Polybasite'2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
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]
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu

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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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