|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 50' 58'' North , 137° 33' 7'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||34.84935,137.55206|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Sometimes appears on labels as "Shinshiro mine" or "Yoshikawa mine". The true Yoshikawa mine is another locality in the same city. Copper and nickel minerals in a serpentinized gabbro that was worked for copper for only 3 months in 1953. Very dangerous, long-abandoned quarry with overhanging ledges of unstable fractured rock.
35 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Cenozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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.