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Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 135° East (est.)


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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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Late Cretaceous : 91.4 ± 3.7 Ma to 90.0 ± 3.6 Ma

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Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Mesozoic
  Cretaceous
   Late Cretaceous
ⓘ Muscovite (youngest age)90.0 ± 3.6 MaOtani Mine, Gyojayama, Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan
ⓘ Muscovite (oldest age)91.4 ± 3.7 MaOtani Mine, Gyojayama, Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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