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Yukinoura, Nagasaki, Japani
Regional Level Types
Yukinoura- not defined -
NagasakiPrefecture
JapanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 55' North , 129° 40' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.91667,129.66667
GeoHash:G#: wvu5q8k3k
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Togitsu29,364 (2017)19.5km
Obita45,293 (2017)23.1km
Ōmura89,918 (2017)26.8km
Nagasaki410,204 (2017)27.4km
Sasebo237,444 (2017)28.5km


Metapelite within a serpentinite mélange at Yukinoura (the Yukinoura mélange) from the Nishisonogi unit (85 - 60 Ma), Nagasaki Metamorphic Rocks, a Cretaceous subduction complex located in western Kyushu, Japan

Regions containing this locality

Amur PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Tadao Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Ukyo Nishi, Kazuki Harada, Kousuke Fukuba (2018) Origin of lowest temperature microdiamond in a metapelite from Nishisonogi, western Japan. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 147

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CoesiteSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Triassic - Late Paleozoic
201.3 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186929
Paleozoic-Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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