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Sphalerite from
Chichibu mining district (Chichibu mine), Nakatsugawa, Ohtaki-mura, Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan

Locality type:Mining District
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:Sphalerite xls impaled on gold wires.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Fujiwara, T. (1994): Nihon-no-Koubutsu. K.Watanabe collection; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1567-1580; Hirotomo, U. (1986). Chemical Composition of Magnetite from the Hydrothermal Alteration Zone of Quartz Diorite Bodies, Chichibu Mining Area, Japan. Rock Magnetism and Paleogeophysics, 13, 60.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Gold1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Gold at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chichibu mining district (Chichibu mine), Nakatsugawa, Ohtaki-mura, Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan
Localities for Sphalerite in this Region
Daikoku deposit (Daikoku mine), Chichibu mining district (Chichibu mine), Nakatsugawa, Ohtaki-mura, Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan
Rokusuke deposit, Chichibu mining district (Chichibu mine), Nakatsugawa, Ohtaki-mura, Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
27.8km (17.3 miles) A Otome mine (Mitake mine), Kofu City, Kinpuzan mining district, Yamanashi, Japan
49.8km (31.0 miles) B Takara mine, Yamanashi, Japan
77.3km (48.0 miles) C Hagidaira mine, Seta, Midori City, Gunma, Japan
88.2km (54.8 miles) D Ashio mine (Ashio copper mine), Ashio-machi, Nikko City, Tochigi, Japan
97.7km (60.7 miles) E Kaso Mine, Kanuma City, Tochigi, Japan
104.6km (65.0 miles) F Nebazawa mine, Katashina, Gunma, Japan
113.7km (70.6 miles) G Odaki orebody, Kyurasawa mine (Kyuurasawa; Kyurazawa), Ashio-machi, Nikko City, Tochigi, Japan
116.9km (72.7 miles) H Kidogasawa Mine, Nikko City, Tochigi, Japan
120.8km (75.1 miles) I Nanetsu mine, Muika, Niigata, Japan
123.8km (76.9 miles) J Tochigi mine, Tochigi, Japan
124.8km (77.5 miles) K Seikoshi mine (Seigoshi Mine; Seigoushi mine), Toi-cho, Shizuoka, Japan
124.8km (77.5 miles) L Toi mine, Toi-cho, Shizuoka, Japan
127.2km (79.1 miles) M Yugashima mine, Amagi-Yugashima, Shizuoka, Japan
137.0km (85.1 miles) N Kune mine, Sakuma-cho, Tenryuu-ku, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka, Japan
137.6km (85.5 miles) O Yaso Mine, Fukushima, Japan
138.0km (85.8 miles) P Kamioka mine, Hida City, Gifu, Japan
139.1km (86.4 miles) Q Ebisu mine, Hirukawa, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu, Japan
139.6km (86.8 miles) R Tochibora deposit, Kamioka mine, Hida City, Gifu, Japan
140.0km (87.0 miles) S Tawara (Tahara), Hirukawa, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu, Japan
142.4km (88.5 miles) T Mozumi deposit, Kamioka mine, Hida City, Gifu, Japan
142.7km (88.7 miles) U Takatori mine, Shirosato-machi, Higashiibaraki District, Ibaraki, Japan
144.5km (89.8 miles) V Minenosawa adit, Kune mine, Sakuma-cho, Tenryuu-ku, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka, Japan
147.4km (91.6 miles) W Kawazu mine (Rendaiji mine; Rendaizi mine), Rendaiji, Shimoda City, Shizuoka, Japan
151.1km (93.9 miles) X Suzaki mine (Susaki mine), Shimoda City, Shizuoka, Japan
153.8km (95.5 miles) Y Kurosawa Mine, Fukushima, Japan
161.8km (100.5 miles) Z Yokota Mine, Fukushima, Japan
173.6km (107.9 miles) 0 Nakauri mine, Shinshiro city, Aichi, Japan
173.9km (108.0 miles) 1 Hitachi mine, Hitachi-machi, Taga District, Ibaraki, Japan
174.1km (108.2 miles) 2 Fudotaki deposit, Hitachi mine, Hitachi-machi, Taga District, Ibaraki, Japan
193.8km (120.4 miles) 3 Takahata Mine, Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan
203.1km (126.2 miles) 4 Otani Mine, Mikawa-mura, Aga-machi (Higashi-Kanbara-gun), Niigata, Japan
207.5km (128.9 miles) 5 Akatani mine (Akadani mine), Shibata City, Niigata, Japan
211.3km (131.3 miles) 6 Takatama mine (Takadama), Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan
222.2km (138.1 miles) 7 Yatani mine, Yonezawa City, Yamagata, Japan
254.3km (158.0 miles) 8 Handa mine, Koori, Date, Fukushima, Japan
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