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Kanayamadani valley

Omi, Itoigawa city, Niigata pref., Japan


Field of view: 1 mm. Crystals of grossular. The dodecahedral translucent pale yellow crystals are grossular. The dark green host is serpentinite.

Recovered from an open space of serpentinite in Oeyama Ophiolite.

Grossular from this location was described in 2008.

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