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Aoi-ku, Shizuoka city, Shizuoka pref., Japan


Field of view: 30 mm. Datolite associated with axinite-(Fe). The massive white part at the center of the vein is datolite. The thin pale purple zones at the both sides of datolite are axinite-(Fe). The green host is basaltic tuff subjected to Prehnite-Pumpellyite facies metamorphism. Recovered from an axinite-(Fe) vein in basaltic tuff of an accretionary complex subjected to Prehnite-Pumpellyite facies metamorphism.

Datolite from this location was described in 1999.

Other localities

  • Chibayama (PrP facies, Granular)
  • Kami-Ochiai (PrP facies, Axinite)
  • Nakayashiki (PrP facies, Prehnite)
  • Obira Mine (Skarn, Axinite)
  • Toroku Mine (Skarn, Axinite)
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