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Toi, Izu city, Shizuoka pref., Japan


Field of view: 10 mm. A group of wairakite. The transparent trapezohedral crystals are wairakite.

Recovered from a zeolite vein in tholeiitic andesitic-basaltic tuff breccia in an oceanic arc subjected to prophylitization alteration.

Wairakite from this location was described in 1982.

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