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Mihara mine, Higashi-Mihara, Ihara City (Ibara City), Okayama, Japani
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Mihara mineMine
Higashi-Mihara- not defined -
Ihara City (Ibara City)City
OkayamaPrefecture
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Name(s) in local language(s):三原鉱山, 岡山県 井原市 芳井町東三原‎
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 133° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~15km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


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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

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

25 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Afwillite
Formula: Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: KUSACHI, I., HENM, C., & HENMI, K. (1989). Afwillite and jennite from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Journal, 14, 279-292.
Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Bismutohauchecornite
Formula: Ni9Bi2S8
Reference: Soeda et al. (1985) Sanko-Gakkai Kouen-Youshi, 126.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Sugaki A, Shima H, Kitakaze A (1980) Miharaite, Cu4FePbBiS6, a new mineral from the Mihara mine, Okayama, Japan. American Mineralogist 65, 784-788
Bultfonteinite
Formula: Ca2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Brent Thorne and Christopher O'Neill specimens.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Setsuo Takeno, et al (1973) Electric and magnetic properties of cubanite. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, series C, 7, #1, 11-19.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fukalite
Formula: Ca4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
Reference: Jan Bernard & Jaroslav Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities, p. 235
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Sugaki A, Shima H, Kitakaze A (1980) Miharaite, Cu4FePbBiS6, a new mineral from the Mihara mine, Okayama, Japan. American Mineralogist 65, 784-788
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gold
Formula: Au
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Josef Vajdak (2000) Mineral News, 16, #1, 2.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Brent Thorne and Christopher O'Neill specimens.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Miharaite (TL)
Formula: Cu4FePbBiS6
Reference: Sugaki, A., Shima, H., Kitakaze, A. (1980) Miharaite, Cu4FePbBiS6, a new mineral from the Mihara mine, Okayama, Japan. American Mineralogist: 65: 784-788
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spurrite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Reference: Jan Bernard & Jaroslav Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities, p. 235
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Sugaki A, Shima H, Kitakaze A (1980) Miharaite, Cu4FePbBiS6, a new mineral from the Mihara mine, Okayama, Japan. American Mineralogist 65, 784-788
Xonotlite
Formula: Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/xonotlite.pdf

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
'Aguilarite'2.BA.55Ag4SeS
'Altaite'2.CD.10PbTe
'Bismutohauchecornite'2.BB.10Ni9Bi2S8
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cubanite'2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Greenockite'2.CB.45CdS
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Melonite'2.EA.20NiTe2
'Miharaite' (TL)2.LB.05Cu4FePbBiS6
'Naumannite'2.BA.55Ag2Se
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Wittichenite'2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Afwillite'9.AG.75Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
'Bultfonteinite'9.AG.80Ca2(HSiO4)F · H2O
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Fukalite'9.DQ.05Ca4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
'Spurrite'9.AH.15Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
'Xonotlite'9.DG.35Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Aguilarite2.4.1.3Ag4SeS
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Miharaite (TL)3.1.5.1Cu4FePbBiS6
ø = 4
Bismutohauchecornite3.2.5.2Ni9Bi2S8
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Afwillite52.4.7.1Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Bultfonteinite52.4.7.2Ca2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (CO3)
Spurrite53.1.1.1Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Xonotlite66.3.1.1Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Fukalite78.4.3.1Ca4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H FukaliteCa4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C FukaliteCa4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
OOxygen
O AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FukaliteCa4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
O XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
FFluorine
F BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Si BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si FukaliteCa4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Si XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AguilariteAg4SeS
S BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S GalenaPbS
S GreenockiteCdS
S MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
CaCalcium
Ca AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FukaliteCa4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Ca XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SeSelenium
Se AguilariteAg4SeS
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
AgSilver
Ag AguilariteAg4SeS
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te MeloniteNiTe2
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
BiBismuth
Bi BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8
Bi MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3

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