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Kasuga Mine

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


Field of view: 50 mm. A group of wollastonite. The columnar group of white fibers is wollastonite.

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

Wollastonite from this location was described in 1891.

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