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Yoshino mine, Yamagata, Japani
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Yoshino mineMine
YamagataPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 9' 10'' North , 140° 11' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.15278,140.19722
GeoHash:G#: xng9n3880
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfa : Hot-summer humid continental climate


A zinc mine, which also produced minor amounts of silver and gold. It closed in 1975.

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


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aramayoite
Formula: Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Reference: The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Aramayoite'2.HA.25Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
'Betekhtinite'2.BE.05(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Miscellaneous
Betekhtinite2.16.8.1(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Aramayoite3.7.4.1Ag3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
S BaryteBaSO4
S Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
SbAntimony
Sb AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi AramayoiteAg3Sb2(Bi,Sb)S6

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3184693
Cenozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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- Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan


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