Ohori (Obori) Mine


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Japan / Honshu / Tohoku, Region / Yamagata, Präfektur / Mogami / Ohori (Obori) Mine


Cu-Zn-haltige Gängchen und Dolerit Dikes durchschlagend in Pb-Zn-haltigem Skarn aus unreinem Mn-haltigem Kalkstein. Das Kalkstein-Bett liegt zwischen propylitisiertem Miocänem pyroklastischem und andesitischem oder rhyolitischen Brekzien.

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⚒ Ohori , Mogami, Yamagata, Präfektur, Tohoku, Honshu, JP
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Minerals (Count: 18)

Rocks (Count: 6)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Geology and Mineral Resources of Japan, S.163, 182-183 (Geol. Survey of Japan, 1960).
  • Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geol. Survey of Japan.
  • Yokoro, Y. and Nakashima, K. (2010): Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi-S Minerals Newly Discovered from the Ohori Base Metal Deposit, Yamagata Pr., NE Japan: Implications for Bi-metallogenesis in the Green-Tuff Region. Resource Geol., 60, 1-17.
  • Yokoro, Y., Hanamuro, T., & Nakashima, K. (2013). Unique Origin of Skarn at the Ohori Base Metal Deposit, Yamagata Pr., NE Japan: C, O and S Isotopic Study. Resource Geol., 63(4), 384-93.