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Kamioka Mine

Higashi-Mozumi, Kamioka village, Hida city, Gifu pref., Japan

This locality is closed to collecting.


Field of view: 20 mm. Transparent fluorite. The transparent cubes are fluorite. The brown basement is gangue quartz encrusted with limonite.

Recovered from an open space of a quartz vein in a pneumatolytic deposit combined with skarn formed by contact metamorphism of I-type (magnetite-series) granite. Formed in the early Paleocene (65 Ma).

Fluorite from this location was described in 1947.

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