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Shin-Otani mine, Ukyou-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japani
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Shin-Otani mineMine
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Name(s) in local language(s):新大谷鉱山, 京都市 右京区 京北下中町
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 135° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~20km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Metasedimentary manganese ore hosted in chert. Now an underground mining museum open to tourists. The last manganese mine to close in Japan (1983). Rhodochrosite was the main ore mineral.

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4 valid minerals.

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'Chert'
Reference: Alfredo Petrov field observations
'commodity:Manganese'
Formula: Mn
Reference:  
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Alfredo Petrov field observations
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Wiserite
Formula: (Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
Reference: 加藤昭, & 松原聰. (1980). 本邦産マンガン硼酸塩鉱物. 鉱物学雜誌, 14(Special3), 86-97.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Rhodochrosite'5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 6 - Borates
'Wiserite'6.BA.20(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
Group 9 - Silicates
'Tephroite'9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chert'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 27 - COMPOUND BORATES
Miscellaneous
Wiserite27.1.10.1(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chert'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
BBoron
B Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
MgMagnesium
Mg Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
SiSilicon
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
ClChlorine
Cl Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Mn Wiserite(Mn,Mg)14[Cl|(OH)8|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)4|(B2O5)4]

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