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Sansei mine, Nara, Japani
Regional Level Types
Sansei mineMine
NaraPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 135° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~54km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Ref.:
Ohori, S. & Kobayashi, T. (1996): Secondary minerals from Sansei mine and Ryujin mine, Nara Prefecture. Chigaku Kenkyu 44, 223-232. (in Japanese)

Regions containing this locality

Honshu Island, Japan

Island - 1,361 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Ohori and Kobayashi (1996) Chigaku Kenkyu, 44, 223-232.
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Lindgrenite
Formula: Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Miyazaki et al (2000) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou’en-Youshi, 89
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Oohori, S. (2001) Suisyou, 14, 12-15.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Lindgrenite'7.GB.05Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Agardite-(Y)'8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Cornwallite'8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Pseudomalachite'8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Hisingerite'9.ED.10Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Lindgrenite48.3.1.1Cu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Hisingerite71.1.5.2Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
OOxygen
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
O LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
FeIron
Fe HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
AsArsenic
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo LindgreniteCu3(MoO4)2(OH)2
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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