Rakovan, J., M. Kitamura, and O, Tamada (2006) Sakura Ishi: Mica pseudomorphs of complex cordierite-indialite intergrowths from Kameoka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Rocks & Minerals, 81, 284-292.
Several localities in Kameoka City are well known for their Sakura Ishi (cherry blossom stone) pseudomorphs of mica after trapiche Cordierite-Indialite.
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GeochronologyMineralization age: Late Cretaceous : 91.4 ± 3.7 Ma to 90.0 ± 3.6 Ma
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