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Hirose mine, Tottori, Japani
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Hirose mineMine
TottoriPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 4' North , 133° 12' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.06667,133.20000
GeoHash:G#: wynxrp9q0
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Abandoned chromium mine in meta-ultramafic rocks.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: www.gsj.jp/Muse/hyohon/sanka/sanka-m01667.htm
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Kitahara, J. (1966) Journal of the Japanese Ass. of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Econ. Geologists, 56, 228-233
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: chromian enstatite. Kitahara, J. (1958) J. Min. Soc. Japan 3, 539
'Garnierite'
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Reference: Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (curated at Geological Survey museum, Japan)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Magnesiochromite'4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Dravite'9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Uvarovite'9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnierite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnierite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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

References

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- Kitahara, J. (1958) J. Min. Soc. Japan 3, 539.
- Kitahara, J. (1966) Journal of the Japanese Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists 56, 228-233.
- Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
- www.gsj.jp/Muse/hyohon/sanka/sanka-m01667.htm


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