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Japanese hydroxylapatite localities

35 localities

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

Year of description
Location (Prefecture, Synonym, Comments)
Year 1893
Hatsuneura (Tokyo, Chichijima island)
Year 1931
Nakatsugawa mine (Saitama, Chichibu mine)
Year 1933
Kita-Daitojima island (Okinawa, as Tricalcium phosphate)
Year 1952
Ushigakubi (Ishikawa, Shiga, as Tricalcium phosphate), Hiuchi valley (Ishikawa, Shiga, as Tricalcium phosphate), Hotokebi (Ishikawa, Tsuchida, as Tricalcium phosphate), Innai (Ishikawa, Tsuchida, as Tricalcium phosphate), Hannoura mine (Ishikawa, Nishijima, as Tricalcium phosphate), Tanoshiri (Ishikawa, Nishijima, as Tricalcium phosphate), Neya (Ishikawa, Nishijima, as Tricalcium phosphate), Mukan (Ishijima, Nishijima, as Tricalcium phosphate), Shichimi mine (Ishikawa, Ukawa, as Tricalcium phosphate), Sannami (Ishikawa, as Tricalcium phosphate), Usetsu (Ishikawa, as Tricalcium phosphate)
Year 1971
Chichibu mine (Saitama, Uzunosawa)
Year 1977
Kyoritsu-Nako mine (Yamaguchi), Yukiiri (Ibaraki, Chiyoda), Oninoiwaya cave (Hiroshima), Kyusendo cave (Kumamoto), Anagamido cave (Ehime), Hakusan-Gongendo cave (Oita), TodorokiGo cave (Okinawa, Itoman)
Year 1980
Ryusendo cave (Iwate)
Year 1985
Kuta island (Kagoshima)
Year 1986
Mount Matsukura (Hokkaido, Matsumae)
Year 1996
Nashinoki-Itako (Kanagawa, Zama), Pirikado cave (Hokkaido), Katanoyama (Kagoshima, Sumiyoshi, S-bearing)
Year 2001
Chichibu mine (Saitama, Hashikake creek), Chichibu mine (Saitama)
Year 2003
Nagahama (Shimane, Hamada)
Year 2004
Senbutsudo cave (Fukuoka, Hiraodai), Sarutado cave (Kochi), Sagawado cave (Kochi)
Year 2011
Katsusaka pass (Gunma, Numata)