Chichibu Mine


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Japan / Honshu / Kanto, Region / Saitama, Präfektur / Chichibu / Chichibu Bergbaurevier

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Liegt in der W Saitama Präfektur, W von Chichibu Stadt.


2 Erzkörper: der Doshinkubo und der Hashikakezawa Erzkörper.

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Chichibu Bergbaurevier, Chichibu, Saitama, Präfektur, Kanto, Honshu, JP
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

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Minerals (Count: 63)

Mineral images (6 Images total)

Bournonit auf Pyrit
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Bournonit auf Pyrit

Größe: 33x31x22 mm; Fundort: Chichibu Mine, Saitama-Präfektur, Kanto-Region, Honshu, Japan

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-11-26
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Größe: 52x50 mm; Fundort: Chichibu Mine, Präfektur Saitama, Region Kanto, Honshu, Japan

Copyright: Rock Currier
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-06-19
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Größe: 51x40 mm; Fundort: Chichibu Mine, Präfektur Saitama, Region Kanto, Honshu, Japan

Collection: Harvard University
Copyright: Rock Currier
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-12-04
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Rocks (Count: 1)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Breithaupt (1835). Pyrrhotin. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Harada, Nagashima, Nakao, Kato (1971). Hydroxylellestadit. Am. Min. 56, 1507. (Typ-Publ.) Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geol. Survey of Japan.