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Geology of Oita prefecture

Prefectural Rock: Obsidian of Kannonzaki, Himeshima village

Minerals | Fossils | Hot springs

Geological units reported from Oita prefecture

A list of stratigraphic units and igneous bodies reported in Oita prefecture, Tohoku region, Honshu island, Japan

Geological settings

Sediments (Quaternary - Neogene)

Sediments (Paleogene and older)

Accretionary complexes (Late Cretaceous, Jurassic - Late Triassic)

Island arc volcanoes

Caldera complex (Quaternary, Neogene)

Plutonic rocks (Magnetite series)

Plutonic rocks (Ilmenite series)

Low-T metamorphic rocks (Cretaceous)

Middle-P metamorphic rocks (Triassic)

High-P metamorphic rocks (Cretaceous, Triassic)

Serpentine mélange

Guidebooks of geology in Oita prefecture

Oita prefecture Geology Walk, Oita-ken Kotogakko Rika-Chigaku Bukai ed., Denshi Print Center Ltd., 70p. (1983)

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