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Mikawa Mine

Araya, Aga city, Higashi-Kambara county, Niigata pref., Japan

Source for Iron


Field of view: 5 mm. A botryoidal group of hematite. The botryoidal black group with a strong luster is hematite. The transparent basement is prismatic crystals of gangue quartz.

Recovered from an open space of a quartz vein in a meteoric oxidation zone of a moderate-temperature hydrothermal deposit associated with rhyolite.

Hematite from this location was described in 1952.

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