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Yakushima mine (Nitta-Yakushima mine), Yakushima Island, Yakushima-cho, Kagoshima, Japani
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Yakushima mine (Nitta-Yakushima mine)Mine
Yakushima IslandIsland
Yakushima-choTown
KagoshimaPrefecture
JapanCountry

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30° North , 129° East (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~377km
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A leading tungsten producer in the 1950s, with minor tin and gold production, from "pegmatitic" quartz veins. Closed in 1958.

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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