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Shiromaru Mine

Shiromaru, Okutama city, Nishi-Tama county, Tokyo, Japan


Field of view: 10 mm. Copper associated with celsian. The reddish-brown parts are copper. The surrounding white parts are celsian.

Recovered from a celsian block in a chert-hosted bedded manganese deposit subjected to Zeolite facies metamorphism.

Copper from this location was described in 2000.

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