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Kasuga Mine

Kasuga-Mitsuka, Ibigawa city, Ibi county, Gifu pref., Japan


Field of view: 40 mm. Prismatic crystals of tremolite. The pale green prisms are tremolite. Surrounding translucent white parts are quartz. The fine-grained pale green parts are aggregates of tremolite.

Recovered from the dolomite skarn formed by contact metamorphism of S-type (Ilmenite-series) granite. Formed in the Late Cretaceous (96 Ma).

Tremolite from this location was described in 1954.

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