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Tsugu mine, Shidara-cho, Kita-shidara-gun, Aichi Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 137° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~14km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):津具鉱山, 愛知県 北設楽郡 設楽町


Abandoned gold-silver-antimony-mercury mine. High temperature and low temperature minerals telescoped in zoned veins traversing late Miocene andesitic lava and pyroclastic flows; basement granite and gneiss; and later intrusive quartz-gabbro and quartz-dolerite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
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.; Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Kinichi Sakurai collection
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
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: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Gold var: Mercurian Gold
Formula: (Au,Hg)
Reference: Shikazono, N., Shimizu, M. (1988) Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canadian Mineralogist, 26, 423-428
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo; Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Shunsō Ishihara (1974) Geology of Kuroko deposits. Society of Mining Geologists of Japan, 435 pages p367
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo; Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo; Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo; Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo; Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
var: Mercurian Gold1.AA.05(Au,Hg)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Chalcostibite'2.HA.05CuSbS2
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Cubanite'2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Gold
var: Mercurian Gold
-(Au,Hg)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S CinnabarHgS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S GalenaPbS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SbAntimony
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Gold (var: Mercurian Gold)(Au,Hg)
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg Gold (var: Mercurian Gold)(Au,Hg)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

References

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Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
- 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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