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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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Actinolite
Aegirine
Albite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Atacamite
'Biotite'
Calcite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysocolla
Epidote
'Garnet'
Glaucophane
Goethite
Graphite
Gypsum
Hematite
'Limonite'
Maghemite
Magnetite
Microcline
Muscovite
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrite
Quartz
Riebeckite
Stilpnomelane
Titanite
'Tourmaline'


41 entries listed. 23 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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