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Sasagatani mine, Tsuwano, Shimane, Japani
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Sasagatani mineMine
Tsuwano- not defined -
ShimanePrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 32' 55'' North , 131° 42' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.54861,131.70278
GeoHash:G#: wyjsscrh1
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Pyrometasomatic ore associated with skarn between Paleozoic limestone and acidic igneous intrusion. Mined for copper and arsenic; now abandoned.

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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


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
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; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Copper Handbook 1911; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Econ Geol (1994) 89:1567-1580; Copper Handbook 1911; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. pp 237-232 (University of Tokyo Press)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Arsenic'1.CA.05As
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Ilvaite9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-
Diopside-Hedenbergite Series-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenicAs
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Paleogene - Cretaceous
23.03 - 145 Ma



ID: 3185852
Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (23.03 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic 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

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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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