Amo mine (Amou mine), Kawai-cho-amo (Kawai-cho-amou), Hida City, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan
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|Name(s) in local language(s):||天生（あもう）鉱山, 岐阜県 飛騨市 河合町天生|
Ref: Geology and Mineral Resources of Japan (Geological Survey of Japan, 1960)
A major (but now closed) gold deposit. The gold occurred in multiple pyritiferous quartz veins in Jurassic gneiss. A separate area was once Japan's leading graphite producer, where veins and masses of graphite cut intercalations of gneiss with limestone.
4 valid minerals.
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