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Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Nansei Archipelago, Kyushu Region, Japan

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Late Paleozoic (~230 million years old) blueschist and greenschist are exposed at several places on the island. These are a distant southwest extension of the Renge/Sangun high-pressure metamorphic belts exposed on mainland Japan.

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41 entries listed. 23 valid minerals.

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