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Showa-shinzan volcano (Usu-shinzan), Usu-zan, Date City, Iburi Subprefecture, Hokkaidō Prefecture, Japani
Regional Level Types
Showa-shinzan volcano (Usu-shinzan)Volcano
Usu-zan- not defined -
Date CityCity
Iburi SubprefectureSubprefecture
Hokkaidō PrefecturePrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 32' 33'' North , 140° 51' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Date35,301 (2017)8.3km
Muroran96,197 (2017)27.0km
Niseko Town4,654 (2017)30.7km
Shiraoi20,804 (2017)39.8km


A new volcano which appeared over the course of 10 months in 1944-1945. Very high-temperature fumaroles.
Eruptions in 1977-78.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Reference: Akira Kato (1973) Sakurai Koubutsu Hyohon, 40.
Arcanite
Formula: K2SO4
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Carobbiite
Formula: KF
Reference: Matsubara, S. (2002) The Mineral Species of Japan. (116pp)
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Galeite
Formula: Na15(SO4)5F4Cl
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Hydrokenoralstonite
Formula: Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Rheniite
Formula: ReS2
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
Sassolite
Formula: H3BO3
Reference: Okamoto collection (curated at the Geological Survey museum, Japan)
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rheniite2.EB.35ReS2
Group 3 - Halides
Carobbiite3.AA.20KF
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Hydrokenoralstonite3.CF.05 Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 6 - Borates
Sassolite6.AA.05H3BO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Aphthitalite7.AC.35(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Arcanite7.AD.05K2SO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Galeite7.BD.10Na15(SO4)5F4Cl
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Carobbiite9.1.1.4KF
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
Aluminofluorides - Isolated Octahedra
Hydrokenoralstonite11.6.12.1 Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
AmBn[XO3]p
Sassolite24.3.1.1H3BO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4
Aphthitalite28.2.2.1(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Arcanite28.2.1.2K2SO4
'Thénardite'28.2.3.1Na2SO4
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Galeite30.1.8.1Na15(SO4)5F4Cl
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Rheniite-ReS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SassoliteH3BO3
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
BBoron
B SassoliteH3BO3
OOxygen
O Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
O ArcaniteK2SO4
O ThénarditeNa2SO4
O SassoliteH3BO3
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CristobaliteSiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O GaleiteNa15(SO4)5F4Cl
FFluorine
F Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
F GaleiteNa15(SO4)5F4Cl
F CarobbiiteKF
NaSodium
Na Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Na ThénarditeNa2SO4
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Na GaleiteNa15(SO4)5F4Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
AlAluminium
Al Hydrokenoralstonite Na0.5(Al,Mg)2(F,OH)6•H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
S ArcaniteK2SO4
S ThénarditeNa2SO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S GaleiteNa15(SO4)5F4Cl
S RheniiteReS2
S GreenockiteCdS
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl GaleiteNa15(SO4)5F4Cl
KPotassium
K Aphthitalite(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
K ArcaniteK2SO4
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K CarobbiiteKF
CaCalcium
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
TeTellurium
Te TelluriumTe
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
ReRhenium
Re RheniiteReS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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