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While there exist eight commonly defined regions of Japan, administratively Japan consists of forty-seven prefectures.

Geographically, Japan is a country of over three thousand islands extending along the Pacific coast of Asia. The main islands, running from north to south, are Hokkaidō, Honshū (the main island), Shikoku and Kyūshū.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Abswurmbachite
Acanthite
Actinolite
Adachiite (TL)
Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Aenigmatite
Aeschynite-(Y)
Afwillite
Agardite-(Y)
Aguilarite
'AHF'
Aikinite
Ajoite
Akaganeite (TL)
Akatoreite
Åkermanite
Akhtenskite
Alabandite
Alacránite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'var: Barium-Albite'
Aleksite
'Alkali Feldspar'
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allanite-(La)
Allanite-(Y)
Alleghanyite
Alloclasite
Allophane
Alluaudite
Almandine
'α-Brass'
Altaite
'Alum Group'
Aluminite
Aluminoceladonite
Alum-(K)
Alumohydrocalcite
Alunite
Alunogen
'Amber'
Amblygonite
Amesite
Ammonioleucite (TL)
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Uralite
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
Andersonite
'Andorite'
Andorite VI
var: Nakaseite

Andradite
var: Demantoid
var: Melanite
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Anilite (TL)
Ankerite
Annabergite
Annite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite
var: Labradorite
'Anorthoclase'
Anthoinite
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
var: Picrolite
Antimony
Antlerite
'Apatite'
'var: Phosphorite'
'Aphrosiderite'
Aphthitalite
'Apophyllite'
'Aquacreptite'
'Aquacreptite (of Harada)'
Aragonite
'Arakawaite'
Aramayoite
Arcanite
Ardealite
'Ardennite'
Ardennite-(As)
Ardennite-(V)
Arfvedsonite
Argentojarosite
Argentopentlandite
Argentopyrite
Argyrodite
Arrojadite-(KFe)
Arsendescloizite
Arsenic
Arseniopleite
Arseniosiderite
Arsenohauchecornite
Arsenolite
Arsenopalladinite
Arsenopyrite
'Arsenosulvanite'
Artinite
Arupite
'Asbestos'
'var: Mountain Leather'
Aspidolite (TL)
Atacamite
Augelite
Augite
var: Fassaite
var: Titanian Augite
var: Urbanite
Aurichalcite
Aurorite
Autunite
Axinite-(Fe)
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mn)
Azurite
Babingtonite
Baddeleyite
Baghdadite
Bakerite
Banalsite
Bannisterite
Bariopharmacosiderite
Barrerite
Barroisite
Baryte
var: Hokutolite
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Baumhauerite
Baumstarkite
Bavenite
Bayldonite
Bazzite
Beaverite-(Cu)
Beaverite-(Zn) (TL)
Beidellite
Bementite
Benavidesite
Bendadaite
Benitoite
Benjaminite
Beraunite
Berndtite
Berthierine
Berthierite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
β-Fergusonite-(Y)
β-Sulphur
β-Uranophane
Betpakdalite-CaCa
Beudantite
Beyerite
Bicchulite (TL)
Bieberite
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
'var: Manganophyllite'
Birnessite
Bismite
Bismoclite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
var: Horobetsuite
Bismutite
Bismutoferrite
Bismutohauchecornite
Bismutotantalite
Bixbyite
Bohdanowiczite
Böhmite
'Bolivarite'
Boltwoodite
Borcarite
Bornite
Bosoite (TL)
Botallackite
Botryogen
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Boussingaultite
Boyleite
Brandtite
Brannerite
Braunite
Breithauptite
var: Arite
Brianyoungite
Britholite-(Y) (TL)
Brochantite
Brockite
Brookite
Brucite
'Brugnatellite'
Brushite
Buddingtonite
Bultfonteinite
Burkeite
Buryatite
'Buserite'
Bustamite
Cacoxenite
Cahnite
Calaverite
Calciborite
Calcite
var: Glendonite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Calderónite
Caledonite
Calkinsite-(Ce)
Calomel
Calzirtite
Cancrinite
Canfieldite
Cannizzarite
Cannonite
Carbonatecyanotrichite
'Carbonite (of Heinrich)'
Carlsbergite
Carminite
Carnotite
Carobbiite
Carpholite
Carrollite
Caryopilite
Cassiterite
Caysichite-(Y)
Celadonite
Celestine
Celsian
Cerussite
Cervantite
Cervelleite
'Chabazite'
Chabazite-Ca
Chabazite-Na
Chabournéite
Chalcanthite
Chalcoalumite
Chalcocite
Chalcophanite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
var: Stannian Chalcopyrite
Chalcostibite
Challacolloite
Chamosite
var: Thuringite
Chapmanite
'Charcoal'
Charlesite
Chenevixite
'Chert'
Chesterite
'Chevkinite'
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Chibaite (TL)
Childrenite
Chlorapatite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chloritoid
Chondrodite
Chromio-pargasite (TL)
Chromite
Chromium
Chrysoberyl
Chrysocolla
'Chrysoprase'
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
Claudetite
Clausthalite
'Clay'
Clerite
Clinobisvanite
'Clinochesterite'
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
var: Leuchtenbergite
var: Pennine
var: Ripidolite
var: Sheridanite
Clinochrysotile
Clinoclase
Clinoenstatite
Clinoferrosilite
Clinohumite
Clinojimthompsonite
'Clinoptilolite'
Clinoptilolite-Ca (TL)
Clinoptilolite-K
Clinoptilolite-Na
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinotobermorite (TL)
Clinozoisite
var: Clinothulite
Clinozoisite-(Sr) (TL)
Clintonite
Coalingite
Cobaltite
var: Ferroan Cobaltite
Cobaltkoritnigite
'Cobaltoan Arsenopyrite'
'Cobaltoan Nickeloan Chlorite'
'Cobaltoan Polydymite'
Cobaltpentlandite
Coffinite
Coloradoite
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Fe)
Columbite-(Mn)
Colusite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Cookeite
Cooperite
Copiapite
'Copiapite Group'
Copper
Coquandite
Coquimbite
Cordierite
var: Cerasite (of Kikuchi)
Corkite
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Coronadite
Corundum
var: Ruby
var: Sapphire
Cosalite
Covellite
Cowlesite
Crandallite
Crednerite
Cristobalite
'Crossite'
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Cupromakovickyite
Cuprosklodowskite
Cuprotungstite
Cuspidine
Cyanotrichite
Cymrite
'Dachiardite'
Dachiardite-Ca
Dachiardite-Na
Danalite
Danburite
Datolite
Dawsonite
Delafossite
Dellaite
Desautelsite
Descloizite
Destinezite
Devilline
'Deweylite'
Diamond
Diaoyudaoite (TL)
Diaphorite
Diaspore
Dickite
Digenite
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
var: Diallage
var: Schefferite
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series
var: Ferrosalite'

Djerfisherite
Djurleite
Dmisteinbergite
Dolomite
Donbassite
Donpeacorite
Dravite
Dufrénite
Dufrénoysite
Duftite
Dugganite
Dumortierite
Dypingite
Dyscrasite
Dzhalindite
Eckermannite
Edenite
Edingtonite
Efremovite
Eggletonite
Elbaite
Elyite
Emmonsite
Emplectite
Empressite
Enalite (TL)
Enargite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Eosphorite
Epidote
'Epidote Group'
Epidote-(Sr) (TL)
Epistilbite
Epsomite
Ericssonite-2O
'Erionite'
Erionite-Ca (TL)
Erionite-Na
Erythrite
Eskimoite
Eskolaite
Ettringite
'Ettringite Group'
Euclase
Eugsterite
Eulytine
Euxenite-(Y)
'Evansite'
Famatinite
'Famatinite-Luzonite Series'
Faustite
Fayalite
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series
var: Knebelite'

Feitknechtite
Felbertalite
'Feldspar Group'
Felsőbányaite
Ferberite
var: Reinite
'Fergusonite'
Fergusonite-(Y)
Feroxyhyte
Ferrarisite
Ferriakasakaite-(La) (TL)
Ferriallanite-(Ce)
Ferriandrosite-(La) (TL)
Ferricopiapite
'Ferrierite'
Ferrierite-K
Ferrierite-Mg
Ferri-ghoseite
Ferrihydrite
Ferrimolybdite
Ferrisymplesite
'Ferritchromite'
Ferro-actinolite
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series
var: Nephrite'

Ferrobustamite
Ferro-edenite
Ferro-gedrite
Ferro-glaucophane
Ferrohexahydrite
Ferroindialite
Ferro-katophorite
Ferro-pargasite
Ferro-richterite
Ferrosilite
Fianelite
Fibroferrite
Florencite-(Ce)
'Fluocerite'
Fluorapatite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorapophyllite-(Na) (TL)
Fluorcalciomicrolite
Fluor-elbaite
Fluorite
var: Yttrofluorite
Fluoro-edenite
Fluor-schorl
Fluorstrophite
Foitite
Formanite-(Y)
Forsterite
Foshagite
Franckeite
var: Incaite
var: Potosíite
Freibergite
Freieslebenite
Friedrichite
Frohbergite
Frolovite
Fukalite (TL)
Fukuchilite (TL)
Furutobeite (TL)
'Gadolinite'
Gadolinite-(Ce) (TL)
Gadolinite-(Y)
var: Calciogadolinite-(Y)
Gageite
Gahnite
Galaxite
Galeite
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
Galenobismutite
Gamagarite
Ganophyllite
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Garronite
Gaspéite
Gedrite
Geerite
Gehlenite
Geigerite
Geikielite
Genthelvite
Geocronite
Germanite
Gersdorffite
Getchellite
Gibbsite
'Gismondine'
'Glass'
Glaucochroite
Glaucodot
Glauconite
Glaucophane
Glaukosphaerite
Gmelinite-Na
Gobbinsite
Godlevskite
Godovikovite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Goldfieldite
Goldmanite
Gonnardite
Gorceixite
Goslarite
Goudeyite
Goyazite
Graftonite
'Grandite'
Graphite
Gratonite
Grayite
Greenalite
Greenockite
Greigite
Grossular
var: Chromian Grossular
var: Hibschite
var: Manganoan Grossular
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Groutite
Grunerite
Guérinite
Gugiaite
'Gummite
var: Yttrogummite'

Gustavite
'Gustavite-Lillianite Series'
Gypsum
var: Alabaster
var: Selenite
Gyrolite
Haapalaite
Haiweeite
Halite
'Halloysite'
Halloysite-10Å
Halotrichite
Haradaite (TL)
Harmotome
Hastingsite
Hauerite
Hausmannite
Hawleyite
Haycockite
Heazlewoodite
Hechtsbergite
Hedenbergite
var: Manganoan Hedenbergite
Hedleyite
Hejtmanite
Hellandite-(Y)
Helvine
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Hemusite
Henmilite (TL)
Hennomartinite
Hercynite
var: Picotite
'Herschelite'
Herzenbergite
Hessite
Hetaerolite
Heterogenite
Heteromorphite
'Heulandite'
Heulandite-Ba
Heulandite-Ca
Heulandite-Na
Heulandite-Sr
Hexahydrite
Hexahydroborite
Heyrovskýite
Hidalgoite
Hillebrandite
Hingganite-(Ce) (TL)
Hingganite-(Y)
Hinsdalite
Hisingerite
Hizenite-(Y) (TL)
Hocartite
'Hokoite'
Hollandite
Hollingworthite
'Hornblende'
Hörnesite
Horomanite (TL)
Howieite
Huangite
Hübnerite
Huntite
Hureaulite
Hutchinsonite
'Hyalophane'
Hydrobiotite
Hydrocalumite
Hydrocerussite
'Hydrogrossular'
'Hydrohausmannite'
Hydrohetaerolite
Hydrohonessite
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
var: Ferritungstite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotungstite
'Hydrougrandite'
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Hydroxylapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)
Hydroxylellestadite (TL)
Hydroxylherderite
Hydrozincite
'Hypersthene'
Idaite
'Iddingsite'
Iimoriite-(Y) (TL)
Ikaite
Ikunolite (TL)
Ilesite
'Illite-2M'
Ilmenite
'Ilsemannite'
Ilvaite
Imayoshiite (TL)
Imogolite (TL)
Indialite
Inesite
Ingodite
Inyoite
Irarsite
Iridium
Iron
var: Kamacite
Iseite (TL)
Ishikawaite (TL)
Isoferroplatinum
Itoigawaite (TL)
Iwakiite (TL)
Iwashiroite-(Y) (TL)
Iwateite (TL)
Iyoite (TL)
Izoklakeite
Jacobsite
Jadeite
var: Titanian Jadeite
'Jahnsite-(CaFeFe)'
Jalpaite
Jamborite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Jennite
Jimboite (TL)
Jimthompsonite
Johannsenite
Johnbaumite
Jôkokuite (TL)
Jonassonite
Jordanite
'Joséite'
'Joséite-A'
'Joséite-B'
Julgoldite-(Fe2+)
Julgoldite-(Mg) (TL)
Kaersutite
Kainosite-(Y)
Kamaishilite (TL)
Kamiokite (TL)
Kamphaugite-(Y)
Kaňkite
Kanoite (TL)
Kaolinite
Karibibite
Kasolite
Katayamalite (TL)
Katophorite
Kawazulite (TL)
Kellyite
Kermesite
Kesterite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
'var: Barium-Adularia'
Kidwellite
Kilchoanite
Killalaite
Kimuraite-(Y) (TL)
Kinichilite (TL)
Kinoite
Kinoshitalite (TL)
Kintoreite
'Klaprothite'
Klebelsbergite
Kobeite-(Y) (TL)
Koechlinite
Koninckite
Kornelite
Kosmochlor
Kostovite
Kotoite
Köttigite
Kozoite-(La) (TL)
Kozoite-(Nd) (TL)
Krauskopfite
Kremersite
Krennerite
Krupkaite
Ktenasite
Kusachiite (TL)
Kutnohorite
Kyanite
Laforêtite
Laihunite
Laitakarite
Lamprophyllite
Långbanite
Langite
Lanthanite-(La)
Lanthanite-(Nd)
Laumontite
Lautenthalite
Lawsonite
Lazulite
Leadhillite
'Lechatelierite
var: Fulgurite'

Legrandite
Lepidocrocite
Lepidolite
Leucite
Leucophoenicite
Leucosphenite
'Leucoxene'
'Lévyne'
Lévyne-Ca
Lévyne-Na (TL)
Libethenite
Liebigite
Lillianite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Lindgrenite
Lindströmite
Lipscombite
Lithiophorite
Livingstonite
Lizardite
Lokkaite-(Y)
Löllingite
Ludlamite
Ludlockite
Ludwigite
Luzonite
Macfallite
Mackinawite
Madocite
Maghemite
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Magnesiochromite
var: Picrochromite
Magnesioferrite
Magnesiofoitite (TL)
Magnesio-hastingsite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesio-riebeckite
Magnesiorowlandite-(Y) (TL)
Magnesite
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Makovickyite
Malachite
Malayaite
Maldonite
Mallardite
Manganbabingtonite
Manganberzeliite
'Manganese Oxides'
'var: Manganese Dendrites'
Manganhumite
Manganipiemontite-(Sr)
Manganite
Manganocummingtonite
Mangano-ferri-eckermannite (TL)
Manganogrunerite
Manganosite
Manjiroite (TL)
Marcasite
Margarite
Marialite
Marsturite
Marumoite
Masutomilite (TL)
Matildite
Matsubaraite (TL)
Maucherite
Mawsonite
Mcalpineite
Mcguinnessite
Mckinstryite
Meionite
Melanophlogite
Melanotekite
Melanterite
'Melnikovite'
Melonite
Meneghinite
Mercury
Meridianiite
Messelite
Metacinnabar
Metaschoepite
Metastibnite
Metaswitzerite
Metavivianite
Metavoltine
Metazeunerite
Miargyrite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
var: Amazonite
Microlite Group
var: Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
Mieite-(Y) (TL)
Miguelromeroite
Miharaite (TL)
Mikasaite (TL)
Milarite
Millerite
Mimetite
Minohlite (TL)
Mirabilite
Misakiite (TL)
Mitridatite
Mixite
Miyahisaite (TL)
Mogánite
Molybdenite
Molybdite
Momoiite (TL)
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Monazite-(La)
Monazite-(Nd)
Monohydrocalcite
Montebrasite
Monticellite
Montmorillonite
Montroseite
'Moonstone'
Mordenite
Morenosite
Morimotoite (TL)
Moschellandsbergite
Mottramite
Mozartite
Mpororoite
Mullite
Munakataite (TL)
Muscovite
var: Alurgite
var: Fuchsite
var: Illite
var: Mariposite
var: Phengite
var: Sericite
Nabiasite
Nacrite
Nagashimalite (TL)
Nagyágite
Nakauriite (TL)
Namansilite
Nambulite (TL)
Namibite
Natroalunite
Natroalunite-2c (TL)
Natrolite
Natronambulite (TL)
Naumannite
Nekrasovite
Neotocite
Nepheline
Népouite
Nesquehonite
Neyite
Niahite
Nickel
Nickelhexahydrite
Nickeline
Nickelskutterudite
Nifontovite
Ningyoite (TL)
Nitratine
Noelbensonite
Nontronite
Nordstrandite
Nsutite
Nukundamite
Numanoite (TL)
'Obsidian'
Ohmilite (TL)
Okayamalite (TL)
Okhotskite (TL)
Olivenite
'Olivine'
Olshanskyite
Ominelite (TL)
Omphacite
var: Titanian Omphacite
Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Menilite
var: Opal-AN
var: Opal-CT
Orientite
Orpiment
'Orthochrysotile'
Orthoclase
var: Barian Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Osakaite (TL)
Osarizawaite (TL)
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
Osumilite (TL)
Osumilite-(Mg)
Otavite
Owyheeite
Oyelite (TL)
Palenzonaite
Palygorskite
Parabrandtite
Paracoquimbite
Paragonite
Paraguanajuatite
Pararammelsbergite
Pararealgar
Pararsenolamprite (TL)
Parasibirskite (TL)
Parasymplesite (TL)
Paratacamite
Paratellurite
Pargasite
Parkerite
Parnauite
Parsettensite
Pavonite
Pearceite
Pectolite
Pennantite
Pentahydroborite
Pentlandite
var: Argentian Pentlandite
Periclase
Perovskite
Perrierite-(Ce)
'Perthite'
Petalite
Petersite-(Y)
'Petrified Wood'
Petrukite
Petzite
Pharmacolite
Pharmacosiderite
Phaunouxite
Phenakite
Philipsbornite
Philipsburgite
'Phillipsite'
Phillipsite-Ca
Phillipsite-K
Phillipsite-Na
Phlogopite
var: Manganoan Phlogopite
Phosphohedyphane
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Pickeringite
Picropharmacolite
'Picrotephroite'
Piemontite
Piemontite-(Sr)
Pigeonite
Pilsenite
'Pinite'
Pirquitasite
Plancheite
Planerite
Platinum
var: Ferroan Platinum
Plombièrite
Plumbogummite
Plumbojarosite
Plumbonacrite
Pollucite
Polybasite
Polycrase-(Y)
Polydymite
Polylithionite
Posnjakite
Potarite
Potassic-ferri-leakeite (TL)
'Potassic-ferri-sadanagaite' (TL)
Potassic-ferro-pargasite (TL)
Potassic-ferro-sadanagaite (TL)
Potassic-sadanagaite (TL)
Poubaite
Poughite
Powellite
Prehnite
Preisingerite
Preiswerkite
Proto-anthophyllite (TL)
'Proto-ferro-anthophyllite' (TL)
Proto-mangano-ferro-anthophyllite (TL)
Proustite
Pseudobrookite
Pseudomalachite
'Psilomelane'
Pucherite
'Pumice'
'Pumpellyite'
Pumpellyite-(Al)
Pumpellyite-(Fe2+)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Pumpellyite-(Mn2+) (TL)
'Pyralspite'
Pyrargyrite
'Pyribole'
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
var: Cobaltoan Pyrite
var: Cupriferous Pyrite
var: Nickelian Pyrite
Pyroaurite
Pyroaurite-2H
Pyrobelonite
Pyrochlore Group
Pyrochroite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrope
Pyrophanite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrosmalite-(Mn)
Pyrostilpnite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxferroite
Pyroxmangite
Pyrrhotite
var: Nickeloan Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Aventurine
var: Blue Chalcedony
var: Carnelian
var: Chalcedony
var: Ferruginous Quartz
var: Jasper
var: Milky Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Rose Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
'Quartz-beta'
Quenselite
Quenstedtite
Rajite
Ralstonite
Rambergite
Rammelsbergite
Ramsbeckite
Ramsdellite
Ranciéite
Rankinite
Raspite
Realgar
Rectorite
Reddingite
Reevesite
Rengeite (TL)
Renierite
var: Arsenian Renierite

Retgersite
Rhabdophane-(Ce)
Rhabdophane-(La)
Rhabdophane-(Nd)
Rhabdophane-(Y) (TL)
Rheniite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Rhodostannite
Rhönite
Ribbeite
Richelsdorfite
Richterite
Rickardite
Riebeckite
Robinsonite
Rockbridgeite
Roedderite
Romanèchite
'Roméite Group'
'var: Stibiconite'
Römerite
Roquesite
Rosasite
Roscoelite
Rosenhahnite
Rossmanite
Roxbyite
Rozenite
Rucklidgeite
Rutheniridosmine (TL)
Ruthenium (TL)
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
var: Niobian Rutile
Sabugalite
Sadanagaite (TL)
Safflorite
Sakuraiite (TL)
Salammoniac
Samaniite (TL)
Samarskite-(Y)
Sanidine
Saponite
var: Bowlingite
Sarcopside
Sarkinite
Sassolite
Sauconite
'Scapolite'
Scarbroite
Scawtite
Scheelite
var: Molybdoscheelite
Schneiderhöhnite
Schoepite
Schorl
Schulenbergite
Schwertmannite
Scolecite
Scorodite
Scorzalite
Segnitite
Sekaninaite
Semseyite
Sénarmontite
Sepiolite
Sérandite
'Serpentine Group'
Serpierite
Shandite
Shigaite (TL)
Shimazakiite (TL)
Shirozulite (TL)
Sibirskite
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
'Siderogel'
Siderotil
Siegenite
'Silica'
'Siliceous sinter'
Sillénite
Sillimanite
var: Fibrolite
Silver
var: Küstelite
Skutterudite
var: Smaltite

Slawsonite
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
Smythite
Soddyite
Solongoite
Sonolite (TL)
Sonoraite
Spangolite
Sperrylite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Spherocobaltite
Spinel
var: Ceylonite
var: Chromspinel
Spiroffite
Spodumene
Spurrite
Stannite
Stannoidite (TL)
Starkeyite
Staurolite
Stellerite
Stephanite
Sterlinghillite
Sternbergite
'Stevensite'
Stewartite
Stibarsen
Stibiocolusite
Stibiopalladinite
Stibiotantalite
Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Stilbite-Ca
Stilbite-Na
Stillwellite-(Ce)
Stilpnomelane
Stokesite
Stolzite
Strengite
Stringhamite
Stromeyerite
Stronalsite (TL)
Strontianite
Strontiochevkinite
Strontiojoaquinite
Strontiomelane
Strontio-orthojoaquinite (TL)
Strunzite
Stützite
Suanite
Sudoite
Sugakiite (TL)
Sugilite (TL)
'Sulfurite'
Sulphur
Sulvanite
Suolunite
Sursassite
Sussexite
Suzukiite (TL)
Svanbergite
Switzerite
Sylvanite
Sylvite
Symplesite
Synchysite-(Ce)
Synchysite-(Y)
Szaibélyite
Szmikite
Szomolnokite
Tacharanite
Takanawaite-(Y) (TL)
Takanelite (TL)
Takedaite (TL)
Talc
Talmessite
Talnakhite
Tamaite (TL)
Tamarugite
Taneyamalite (TL)
Tanohataite (TL)
Tantalite-(Fe)
Tantalite-(Mn)
Taramite Root Name
Taranakite
Tausonite
Teallite
Teineite (TL)
Tellurantimony
Tellurite
Tellurium
Tellurobismuthite
Tengerite-(Y)
Tennantite
var: Annivite
var: Tellurian Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Tephroite
Tetradymite
Tetraferriannite
Tetraferroplatinum
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
'Tetrahedrite Group'
Thalénite-(Y)
Thaumasite
Theisite
Thénardite
'Thomsonite'
Thomsonite-Ca
Thomsonite-Sr
Thorianite
Thorite
var: Uranothorite
'Thorogummite'
Thortveitite
Tilleyite
Tinticite
Tintinaite
Tinzenite
Tiragalloite
Titanite
var: Keilhauite
Tobelite (TL)
Tobermorite
Tochilinite
Todorokite (TL)
Tokyoite (TL)
Topaz
Torbernite
Tosudite
var: Aluminum Tosudite
var: Lithium Tosudite
var: Magnesium Tosudite
'Tourmaline'
'var: Indicolite'
'var: Rubellite'
'var: Verdelite'
Toyohaite (TL)
Tremolite
Tridymite
Trilithionite
Triphylite
Triplite
Triploidite
Tripuhyite
Troilite
Trolleite
Truscottite
Tschermigite
Tsugaruite (TL)
Tsumebite
Tsumoite (TL)
Tugarinovite
Tulameenite
Tungstite
'Turgite'
Turquoise
Tyrolite
Uchucchacuaite
'Uduminelite'
Uedaite-(Ce) (TL)
'UKI-2008-(SiO:SrTiZr)'
Ullmannite
Ulvöspinel
'UM1974-08-S:AgCuTe'
'UM1992-30-SO:CCuHZn'
Uralborite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranocircite
Uranophane
Uranopilite
Ushkovite
Uvarovite
'Uvite'
Vaesite
Valentinite
Valleriite
Vanadinite
Vanadoallanite-(La) (TL)
Vantasselite
Variscite
'Varlamoffite'
Varulite
Vashegyite
Vaterite
Vauquelinite
Vermiculite
'Vernadite'
Vesuvianite
Veszelyite
Villamaninite
Violarite
Vivianite
Volborthite
Voltaite
Volynskite
Vonsenite
Vuagnatite
Vuorelainenite
'Wad'
Wadalite (TL)
Wairakite
Wairauite
Wakabayashilite (TL)
Wakefieldite-(Nd) (TL)
Wallkilldellite-(Mn)
Warwickite
Watanabeite (TL)
Watatsumiite (TL)
Wavellite
Waylandite
Weeksite
Welinite
Willemite
Winchite
Wiserite
Witherite
Wittichenite
Wodginite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
'Wollastonite-7Å'
'Wollastonite-7T'
Woodhouseite
Woodruffite
Woodwardite
Wroewolfeite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Xanthoconite
'Xenotime'
Xenotime-(Y)
Xonotlite
'Yamatoite'
Yarrowite
'Yftisite-(Y)'
Yoshimuraite (TL)
Yttrialite-(Y)
Yttrotantalite-(Y)
Yugawaralite (TL)
Zálesíite
'Zaratite'
Zavaritskite
Zemannite
Zeolite Group
Zeophyllite
Zeunerite
Zinc
Zincmelanterite
Zincsilite
Zinkenite
'Zinnwaldite'
Zippeite
Zircon
var: Naegite
var: Yamaguchilite
Zirconolite
Zoisite
var: Thulite
Zunyite


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References

Tsunashirō Wada, Takudzi Ogawa (1904): Minerals of Japan. Tokyo, 144 pp.

Harada, Zyunpei (1936): Chemische Analysenresultate von japanischen Mineralien. Reprinted from the Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University, Series IV: 3(3-4): 221-362. (December, 1936), Sapporo, Japan.

Ito, T. (1937): Japanese Minerals in Pictures. Vol. 1 (1937). Tokyo. (in Japanese).

Organizing Committee IMA-IMAGOD meetings '70. Editorial Committee (1970) Introduction to Japanese Minerals. Geological Survey of Japan

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