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Kinzan valley

Omi, Itoigawa city, Niigata pref., Japan


Field of view: 50 mm. Rhombohedral crystals with a vitreous luster. The crystals are in an open space of the white vein in serpentinite. This crystal is probably chabazite.

Recovered from an open space of a white vein in serpentinite of Oeyama Ophiolite.

Other localities

  • Hirukawa (Pegmatite, Fe-bearing)
  • Kinzan valley (Serpentinite, Rhombohedral)
  • Obora path (Hyaloclastite, Rhombohedral)
  • Sogaura (Hyaloclastite, Rhombohedral)
  • Yoshimi (GS facies, Rhombohedral)
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