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Horado Mine

Horado-Komi, Seki city, Gifu pref., Japan

Source for Quick lime and Sodium cyanide


Field of view: 10 mm. A group of rhombohedral calcite crystals.

Recovered from skarn formed by contact metamorphism of I-type (magnetite-series) granite associated with a caldera complex.

Calcite from this location was described in 1947.

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