For outstanding contributions to the formation of different types of granites and accompanied ore minerals
A list of five major papers
S. Ishihara (1977) The magnetite-series and ilmenite-series granitic rocks. Mining Geol., v. 27, p. 293-305. 2)
S. Ishihara (1978) Metallogenesis in the Japanese island-arc system. J. Geol. Soc. London, v. 135, p. 389-406. 3)
Ishihara, S. and 4 others (2006) Discovery of the oldest oxic granitoids in the Kaapvaal craton and its implications for the redox evolution of early Earth. Geol. Soc. America, Mem 198, p. 67-80.
Ishihara, S. and 3 others (2006) Resource evaluation and some genetic aspects of indium in the Japanese ore deposits. Resource Geol., v. 56, p. 347-364.
Ishihara, S. and Qin, K. (2014) Some pertinent features of Mo-mineralized granitoids in the Circum-Pacific region. Resource Geol., v. 64, p. 367-378.