Chichibu mining district (Chichibu mine), Nakatsugawa, Ohtaki-mura, Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture, Kanto Region, Honshu Island, Japan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 1' 20'' North , 138° 49' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.02222,138.81667|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Located in western Saitama Prefecture, West of Chichibu City. This mine contains two ore bodies: The Doshinkubo and the Hashikakezawa.
This district produced the first copper mined in Japan, in the year 707 C.E., early in the reign of Empress Gemmei.
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63 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Carboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks|