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Wolframite from
Kaneuchi mine, Wachi, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

Locality type:Mine
Species:'Wolframite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Nakashima, K., Watanabe, M., & Soeda, A. (1986). Regional and local variations in the composition of the wolframite series from SW Japan and possible factors controlling compositional variations. Mineralium Deposita, 21(3), 200-206.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wolframite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kaneuchi mine, Wachi, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan
Nearest other occurrences of Wolframite
66.7km (41.5 miles) A Akenobe mine, Oya-cho, Yabu City, Hyogo Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan
159.3km (99.0 miles) B Kishu mine, Mie Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan
183.6km (114.1 miles) C Ebisu mine, Hirukawa, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan
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