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Yuno-Taki waterfall, Me-akan volcano, Akan National Park, Kushiro Subprefecture, Hokkaidō, Japani
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Yuno-Taki waterfallWaterfall
Me-akan volcanoVolcano
Akan National ParkNational Park
Kushiro SubprefectureSubprefecture

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
43° North , 144° East (est.)
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Hot stream (43 degrees C) emitting from hot springs at foot of Meakan-dake, eastern Hokkaido. First locality for well-characterized natural buserite, which is presently being deposited here, together with minor amorphous Fe hydroxide, on stones and even in PVC pipe.

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Formula: Na4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
Reference: Bilinski, et al. (2002) Am. Min. 87, 580-591

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Buserite'4.FL.35Na4Mn14O27 · 21H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Buserite'-Na4Mn14O27 · 21H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

H BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
O BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
Na BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O
Mn BuseriteNa4Mn14O27 · 21H2O


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Usui, A., Mita, N., Hariya, Y. (1991) Manganese minerals from a hot spring, Yuno-Taki Falls, Mt Me-Akan, Hokkaido. Mining Geology, 42, 3, 210-211

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