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Japanese apatite localities

1,048 localities

A list of Japanese apatite localities described in citable papers and books. The list is edited based on the editing policy of location lists.

This is a list of locations where the mineral described as apatite was reported. Lists of specific species of apatite group are summaried in pages of those minerals.

Apatites are also included in sedimentary, igneous, metasomatic and metamorphic rocks as a minor component.

Year of description
Location (Prefecture, Synonym, Comments)
Year 1885
Kamioka mine (Gifu)
Year 1891
Iki (Nagasaki)
Year 1893
Arakawa mine (Akita)
Year 1894
Hachimanyama (Yamanashi, Obi), Wariyama (Iwate, Usuginu), Nishigatake (Saga, Yamazaki-Koba)

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