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Taguchi Mine

Yatsuhashi, Shitara city, Kita-Shitara county, Aichi pref., Japan

This locality is strictly closed to collecting.


Field of view: 5 mm. White acicular crystals on manganese dioxide crust. The black basement is manganese dioxide crust on the dump stone. This might be aragonite? but this mineral is somewhat different...

Recovered from a bedded manganese deposit in pelitic schist subjected to Amphibolite facies regional metamorphism and contact metamorphism by granodiorite. Formed in less than 50 years after the mine was closed,

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