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Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 July 2000
The Leading Edge (2000) 19 (7): 744–750.
...Kazuya Okada Corresponding author: K. Okada, fax 81 3 3436 7997 Copyright © 2000 Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2000 The Hishikari epithermal gold-silver deposit, one of the world's richest gold mines, is in northeastern Kagoshima on Kyushu Island, southwest of Japan ( Figure...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.5382/GB.34
EISBN: 9781934969878
... andesites and the Shishimano dacites. The lower part of the unit is argillized and contains smectite or mixed-layer illite/smectite. Fission track ages for zircon from the lower member of the Hannyaji welded tuff include 0.73 ± 0.11 Ma from a sample 4.5 km northwest of the Hishikari mine ( NEDO, 1991...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.5382/GB.34
EISBN: 9781934969878
... Abstract Onta pottery and the Onta-Yamakuni gold areas are located in the northwestern part of the Neogene Hohi volcanic zone, northern Kyushu. Hydrothermally altered volcanic rocks in the area host gold-bearing quartz veins and clay deposits. The Asahi mine had produced at least 0.3 tonnes (t...
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F ig . 2. Sequential mineralogical and oxygen isotope change of a gold-bear...
Published: 01 January 2001
F ig . 2. Sequential mineralogical and oxygen isotope change of a gold-bearing quartz- adularia vein, the Hosen-1 vein at the Hishikari mine, plotted on a relative time scale recorded by crustified bands. A. Color and textural appearance of quartz. B. Molal abundance of quartz in quartz-adularia
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Location of <b>Hishikari</b> gold <b>mine</b>.
Published: 01 July 2000
Figure 1. Location of Hishikari gold mine.
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Contours of ∂ 18 O values around the epithermal <b>Hishikari</b> Au <b>mine</b>, Kyushu I...
Published: 01 October 1996
FIGURE 3. Contours of ∂ 18 O values around the epithermal Hishikari Au mine, Kyushu Island, J apan. Note close spacing of conto urs around minerali z ation (From Naito et al., 1993 ).
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2001
Economic Geology (2001) 96 (7): 1702–1703.
...-scale oxygen isotope variation of vein quartz from the low-sulfidation style gold deposit at the Hishikari mine. The disputed point is whether or not the bladed and fine-grained quartz precipitated initially as chalcedony and recrystallized to quartz in a subsequent stage. Similarity of texture between...
Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.5382/GB.34
EISBN: 9781934969878
... areas ( Fig. 1 ). The Yamagano mine in the Edo era and later the Taio and Kushikino mines were the largest gold-silver mines in Kyushu before the discovery of the Hishikari deposit. At present the Hishikari underground operation and three opencut mines of the Nansatsu-type gold deposits at Kasuga, Iwato...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2001
Economic Geology (2001) 96 (1): 211–216.
...F ig . 2. Sequential mineralogical and oxygen isotope change of a gold-bearing quartz- adularia vein, the Hosen-1 vein at the Hishikari mine, plotted on a relative time scale recorded by crustified bands. A. Color and textural appearance of quartz. B. Molal abundance of quartz in quartz-adularia...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2001
Economic Geology (2001) 96 (7): 1701–1702.
...I. Bogie; J. V. Lawless † Corresponding author: e-mail, ibogie@skm.co.nz 16 10 2001 16 10 2001 Economic Geology 2001 Sir: Hayashi et al.’s (2001) study of vein quartz from the Hishikari mine has provided a good test of the model of gold deposition by boiling...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 December 2002
Economic Geology (2002) 97 (8): 1841–1851.
... of ore at an average grade of 45 to 50 g/t Au, including past production. A total of 260 t of Au is contained in the Hishikari deposit, the most productive gold mine in Japanese history. Veins in the Hishikari deposit generally strike N50°E and dip 70° north to vertical. The strike length of individual...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.5382/GB.34
EISBN: 9781934969878
... to those of water from the Hishikari gold deposit, and old mining activity. In 1994 and 1995 the MMAJ carried out exploration that included alteration mapping, geochemical and geophysical surveys, and diamond drilling. of note, several drill holes intersected gold mineralization returning approximately 6 g...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.5382/GB.34
EISBN: 9781934969878
... Abstract The Yamagano deposit represents the third-largest known gold deposit in the Hokusatsu region of southern Kyushu. Its total historical gold production is 28.4 tonne (t) (Society of Resources and Material, 1989), which places it sixth in terms of gold-producing mines in Japan. Gold...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 May 2006
Economic Geology (2006) 101 (3): 685–698.
... of the Shimanto Supergroup consist mainly of shale, sandstone, or interbedded shale and sandstone. These do not crop out in the mine area but are exposed underground 400 m below sea level (Fig. 2B ). The overlying Quaternary volcanic rocks consist of the Hishikari Lower Andesites, the Hishikari Middle Andesites...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 May 2002
Economic Geology (2002) 97 (3): 481–498.
..., Lower Hutt, New Zealand. We are grateful to the Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. and MMAJ for access to underground workings and borehole cores and for permission to publish the results from this study. In particular, we thank the geologists at the Hishikari mine for their assistance and hospitality...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2021
Economic Geology (2021) 116 (2): 407–425.
... occurs only in the northwestern part of the Omu camp ( Fig. 2 ). Pleistocene and Holocene cover rocks include terrace and floodplain deposits ( Suzuki et al., 1966 ). The Hokuryu deposit ( Fig. 2 ) was the most significant mine in the Omu camp. Discovered in 1918, the mine produced ~350,000 metric...
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Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 July 2000
The Leading Edge (2000) 19 (7): 729.
... survival and existence depend largely on them. Mining is one of the earliest industries in which humans learned how to utilize the earth's natural resources to improve their lives. It probably began with the mining and mixing of sand and clay for making bricks, wood, and coal for heating, metallurgy...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2011
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2011) 52 (11): 1448–1460.
... strata of similar compositions host the Vysokovol’tnoe and Kosmanychi gold and silver deposits in central Kyzyl Kum and the Balei and Taseevka deposits in Transbaikalia. The richest Hishikari deposit (250 tons of gold, the mean content 60 g/t) in Japan also occurs in terrigenous strata of the basement...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2009
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2009) 50 (8): 693–702.
...-silver quartz veins at Kushikino, Kagoshima, Japan . Mining Geology Special Issue , No. 10 , 25 – 34 . Izawa , E. , Urashima , Y. , Ibaraki , K. , Suzuki , R. , Yokoyama , T. , Kawasaki , K. , Koga , A. , Taguchi , S. , 1990 . The Hishikari gold deposit: high...
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Journal Article
Journal: SEG Discovery
Published: 01 October 2015
SEG Discovery (2015) (103): 1–18.
..., 2015 ), and they are concentrated in northern Honshu, southern Hokkaido, and Kyushu. In southern Kyushu, Ogiri (30 MWe) is only 25 km from the Hishikari Au-Ag epithermal deposit ( Hedenquist and Aoki, 1991 ), which has hot water (65°C) occurrences in the mine ( Matsuhisa and Aoki, 1994 ), and Yamagawa...
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