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Yoshikawa Mine

Yoshikawa, Shinshiro city, Aichi pref., Japan


Field of view: 10 mm. A group of dypingite. The botryoidal white groups are dypingite uniformly overlying serpentinite.

Recovered from an meteoric oxidation zone of serpentinite in an accretionary compelx subjected to Pumpellyite-Actinolite facies metamorphism.

Dypingite from this location was described in 1973 as Yoshikawaite.

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