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Yunosawa mine, Ikarigaseki, Minami-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori, Japani
Regional Level Types
Yunosawa mineMine
Ikarigaseki- not defined -
Minami-Tsugaru-gun- not defined -
AomoriPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 25' 45'' North , 140° 36' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ōdate64,543 (2017)18.2km
Hirosaki174,972 (2017)21.8km
Kuroishi38,615 (2017)24.2km
Hanawa36,925 (2017)30.9km
Takanosu20,542 (2017)31.2km


Kuroko-type barite-quartz veins in Miocene tuff breccia.

Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
Okhotsk PlateTectonic Plate
Honshu Island, JapanIsland

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (curated at Geology Museum, Geological Survey of Japan)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Am.Min. : 84:992; Dana 7:I:400.; Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kagaya, B. (1962) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Series A, 2, #2, 60-88.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [AmMin 84:992]; Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Gratonite
Formula: Pb9As4S15
Reference: Minerals in Japan, p. 248 (Field Best Encyclopedia, vol. 15) ; Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Jordanite
Formula: Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Reference: Kobayashi, Teruko (1989): Jordanite from Yunosawa mine and Okoppe mine in Aomori Prefecture. Chigaku Kenkyu 38(4-6), 83-89 (in Japanese); [AmMin 84:992]; Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: [AmMin 84:992]; Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
'Melnikovite'
Reference: Kagaya, B. (1962) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Series A, 2, #2, 60-88.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kagaya, B. (1962) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Series A, 2, #2, 60-88.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Journ. Japanese Assoc. Min. Pet. & Economic Geology 60, 182-191
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kagaya, B. (1962) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Series A, 2, #2, 60-88.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799
Tsugaruite (TL)
Formula: Pb4As2S7
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799 [AmMin 84:992]
Vrbaite ?
Formula: Hg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
Reference: Kagaya, B. (1962) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Series A, 2, #2, 60-88.
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: [AmMin 84:992]; Mineralogical Magazine (1998) 62, 793-799

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Canfieldite2.BA.70Ag8SnS6
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gratonite2.JB.55Pb9As4S15
Jordanite2.JB.30aPb14(As,Sb)6S23
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Tsugaruite (TL)2.JB.30cPb4As2S7
Vrbaite ?2.HF.20Hg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Melnikovite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Canfieldite2.5.6.2Ag8SnS6
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Gratonite3.3.2.1Pb9As4S15
Jordanite3.3.1.1Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 2
Vrbaite ?3.7.15.1Hg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Melnikovite'-
Tsugaruite (TL)-Pb4As2S7

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S TsugaruitePb4As2S7
S JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S GratonitePb9As4S15
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S CanfielditeAg8SnS6
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S AcanthiteAg2S
S VrbaiteHg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As TsugaruitePb4As2S7
As JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As GratonitePb9As4S15
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As VrbaiteHg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
AgSilver
Ag CanfielditeAg8SnS6
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SnTin
Sn CanfielditeAg8SnS6
SbAntimony
Sb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb VrbaiteHg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
HgMercury
Hg VrbaiteHg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
TlThallium
Tl VrbaiteHg3Tl4As8Sb2S20
PbLead
Pb TsugaruitePb4As2S7
Pb JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb GratonitePb9As4S15

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

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- Dana 7: I: 400.
- Am. Mineral. 84, 992


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