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Kanayamadani valley

Omi, Itoigawa city, Niigata pref., Japan


Field of view: 50 mm. Aragonite crystals. The translucent white bladed crystals are aragonite. The grayish-green basement is serpentinite.

Recovered from an open space of serpentinite in Oeyama Ophiolite.

Aragonite from this location was described in 1982.

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