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Hoei mine (Hooei mine; Houei mine), Bungo-Ohno City, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 51' 32'' North , 131° 27' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.85889,131.45278
GeoHash:G#: wvv6zmbbz
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Tin mine in a skarn, now closed.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt; Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages); Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt; Okamoto collection (curated at the Geological Survey museum, Japan); Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages); Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
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.; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages); Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Reference: Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
Franckeite var: Potosíite
Formula: Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Reference: Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt; Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161
Herzenbergite
Formula: SnS
Reference: Miyahisa & Noda (1984) Koubutsugaku Zasshi, 6, 349-360.; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
'Incaite'
Formula: (Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Reference: Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Kiyoshi Kiikuni (Keys Minerals) specimen; Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
Malayaite
Formula: CaSn(SiO4)O
Reference: Takenouchi, S. (1971). Hydrothermal synthesis and consideration of the genesis of malayaite. Mineralium Deposita, 6(4), 335-347.; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages); Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt; Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt; Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161; Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.; Shimizu, M. et al. (1992) "Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei Mine, Japan", Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 2, 155-161
Varlamoffite
Formula: (Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Reference: University of Tokyo collection
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Imai, H. (1978) Geological studies of the mineral deposits in Japan and East Asia. p214 (University of Tokyo Press)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Franckeite'2.HF.25bFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
var: Potosíite2.HF.25bPb6Sn3FeSb3S16
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Herzenbergite'2.CD.05SnS
'Incaite'2.HF.25b(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Varlamoffite4.DB.05(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Kutnohorite'5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Malayaite'9.AG.15CaSn(SiO4)O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Herzenbergite2.8.24. SnS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Franckeite3.1.4.2Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
var: Potosíite3.1.4.4Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
'Incaite'3.1.4.3(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Varlamoffite4.4.2.1(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Malayaite52.4.3.2CaSn(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
S GalenaPbS
S HerzenbergiteSnS
S Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
MnManganese
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Fe Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Sn HerzenbergiteSnS
Sn Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Sn MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)O
Sn Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Sn Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
SbAntimony
Sb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Sb Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16
PbLead
Pb FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb Franckeite (var: Potosíite)Pb6Sn3FeSb3S16

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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3189403
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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

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- 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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