Depository of Reference for Earth and Analytical Materials
Here is a rock samples database presented in the Institute for Planetary Materials (IPM), Okayama University.
It includes terrestrial samples from different locations and geological settings from over the world, as well as a meteorite samples.
Such information like a geographic location with latitude and longitude, rock type,
analytical data (major and trace element concentrations, radiogenic and nonradiogenic isotope ratios, analytical ages) are provided for most of the samples.
To search for samples in database by physical form, rock type and location select fields
"physical form", "classification" and "group", respectively.
You can also specify the location of the sample by entering the name of the area in the description field (for example "group" Japan, "description" Horoman;
"group" Tanzania, "description" Iringa area).
The following is a list of samples arranged by geographic location:
NE Japan (Horoman, Bonin Islands, Miyakejima, Rishiri Island).
SW Japan (Aonoyama, Inada, Daisen, Oetakayama, Oki-Dogo, Sambe, Shikuma, Wakurayama).
Korea (Jeju Island)
China (Changbai (Paektu) Mountain; Dabie metamorphic rocks)
Vietnam (Ly Son Island, Phu Quy Island, Central Highlands, Southeast region of Vietnam)
NE Russia (Okhotsk-Chukotka volcanic belt)
Pakistan (Pakistan Himalaya)
Kazakhstan (iron deposit Kokbulak)
Last modified: Thu Jan 1 12:00:00 UTC 1970