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Chichibu Mine

Otaki, Chichibu city, Saitama pref., Japan


Field of view: 40 mm. A group of goethite. The reniform black group is goethite. The white host is quartz.

Recovered from an open space of a quartz vein of a meteoric oxidation zone of a moderately low-temperature hydrothermal deposit combined with skarn formed by contact metamorphism of I-type (magnetite-series) quartz diorite.

Goethite from this location was described in 1982.

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