Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine
The Iwami Ginzan (石見銀山, “Silver Mountain of Iwami”) was a silver mine in the city of Ōda, Shimane Prefecture, on the main island of Honshū, Japan. It was the largest silver mine in Japanese hi...
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Hosokura mine
The Hosokura mine was one of the largest lead and zinc mines in Japan. The mine is located in Uguisuzawa, Miyagi, Miyagi Prefecture. The minehad production of 26 million tonnes of ore grading 1.59% le...
Besshi copper mine
The Besshi copper mine (別子銅山, Besshi dōzan) was a rich source of copper in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. The deposits were discovered in 1690, and mining began in the following year. From ...
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Amakusa coalfield
The Amakusa coalfield exists of a group of coal mines in the main island of Amakusa, Kumamoto, Japan.
The northern Amakusa coalfield has been discovered under the Kyoho era (between 1716 and 1736)...
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Konomai gold mine
The Konomai Mines (鴻之舞 鉱山, Kōnomai Kōzan) are located 30 km south of Monbetsu, Abashiri Subprefecture, Hokkaidō, Japan (44° 23' North : 143° 22' East).The initial discovery was in 1...
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Toyoha mine
The Toyoha mine is one of the largest lead and zinc mines in Japan. The mine is located in northern Japan in Hokkaido. The mine has reserves amounting to 13 million tonnes of ore grading 2.1% lead, 7%...
List of mines in Japan
This list of mines in Japan is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes...
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Hishikari mine
The Hishikari mine (Japanese:菱刈鉱山) is the largest gold mine in Isa, Kagoshima, Japan. The mine has estimated reserves of 8 million oz of gold and is being developed by Sumitomo Metal Mining.
Iriomote Coal Mine
The Iriomote Coal Mine was a producing coal mine in the northwestern area of Uchibanare and Iriomote Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. At its peak, between 120,000 to 130,000 tons of coal were produ...
Utara Coal Mine
Utara Coal Mine is a coal mine along the Utara River of Iriomote, Okinawa Prefecture, where mining was in operation between 1935 and 1943. In 2007, it was designated as heritage of industrial moderniz...
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Ashio Copper Mine
The Ashio Copper Mine, Ashio, Tochigi prefecture, Japan, became very significant from the end of the 19th century to the mid-20th century. It was the site of major pollution in the 1880s and the scene...
Toi gold mine
The Toi gold mine (Japanese: 土肥鉱山, also 土肥金山) was an important gold mine of Japan, located within the city of Toi, Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka Prefecture.
Small-scale gold mining is said to have start...
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Sado mine
138°15′21.17″E / 38.0416194°N 138.2558806°E / 38.0416194; 138.2558806The Sado mine is a large gold and silver mine on the island of Sado in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The mine...
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Shakanai mine
The Shakanai mine is one of the largest lead and zinc mines in Japan. The mine is located in northern Japan in Akita Prefecture. The mine has reserves amounting to 30 million tonnes of ore grading 0.9...
JAMIC
Japan Microgravity Centre (JAMIC) is a site for microgravity experiments at a 710 metres deep abandoned coal mine at Kamisunagawa, Hokkaido. A capsule is dropped from the top to simulate "zero gravity...
Itomuka mine
The Itomuka mine is one of the largest mercury mines in Japan and in the world. The mine is located in Hokkaido. The mine has estimated reserves of 0.95 million tonnes of ore grading 0.35% mercury.