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Japanese quartz localities

9,214 localities

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

Quartz is also included in various rock types as a major component, a minor component, and/or veinlets.

Year of description
Location (Prefecture, Synonym, Comments)
Year 713
Mutsu (Aomori)
Year 1780
Mount Kannabi (Kyoto)
Year 1876
Dada mine (Iwate), Kuritani mine (Shimane)
Year 1885
Kamioka mine (Gifu), Karuizawa mine (Fukushima), Mount Tanakami (Shiga, black), Ani mine (Akita, purple, iron), Mount Kinpu (Yamanashi)
Year 1886
Sasagatani mine (Shimane), Handa mine (Fukushima, purple), Toroku mine (Miyazaki), Bajo mine (Oita), Mizobu mine (Oita, Kusamoto mine, Koyakawa mine), Yamakawa mine (Miyazaki)
Year 1887
Ashio mine (Tochigi, purple), Ichinokawa mine (Ehime), Aikawa mine (Niigata, Sado mine, purple), Mount Morai (Nagano, black)
Year 1888
Nakamura mine (Okayama), Kanayama mine (Okayama, Shimohara), Momiodani mine (Okayama), Tsuboi mine (Okayama), Fukutomi mine (Okayama), Konjo mine (Okayama), Yoshioka mine (Okayama), Yoshii mine (Okayama), Daido mine (Okayama, Yanase mine, Cu), Yokoyama mine (Hiroshima), Kuki mine (Shimane), Dogamaru mine (Shimane), Negasa mine (Yamaguchi), Besshi mine (Ehime), Saisei mine (Okayama), Higashitanabe mine (Okayama), Teeji mine (Okayama), Taonoshita mine (Okayama), Inegatani mine (Okayama), Mochiyama mine (Okayama), Ishido mine (Okayama), Nishino mine (Tottori), Ashizu mine (Tottori), Kanayama mine (Tottori), Nakawa mine (Hyogo), Teratanikuzu mine (Hyogo), Asei mine (Hyogo), Aohara mine (Okayama)

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