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Fukuoka Mine, Shimono, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu, Japani
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Fukuoka MineMine
Shimono- not defined -
Nakatsugawa CityCity

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Name(s) in local language(s):福岡鉱山, 岐阜県 中津川市 下野
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 137° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~28km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

Tungsten, Bismuth and Beryllium mine in Naegi-Agematsu granite.
The mine is closed, all adits collapsed.
This mine is under administration of FURUKAWA CO.,LTD.

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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

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Shunji Matsuda, "On the Chemical Composition of Beryl - Mineralochemical Study on Beryl III", Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan, Vol.6 No.1-2
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Hiroaki Tano specimen, and many Japanese collectors have this specimen
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Takashi ISHIBASHI et al., "Euclase from Fukuoka mine, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan", 2011 Joint Annual Meeting of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences and The Geological Society of Japan
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Hiroaki Tano specimen, and many Japanese collectors have this specimen
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hiroaki Tano specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si

List of minerals for each chemical element

H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2


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Geological Survey Japan, Geological Map No.NI-5301 "IIDA".

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