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Kimitake Mine

Kuchi-Sakamoto, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka city, Shizuoka pref., Japan


Field of view: 20 mm. Magnesite associated with serpentinite. The massive white part exhibiting cleavage is magnesite. The surrounding brown crusts are weathered material of serpentinite. The green spots are Annabergite crusts.

Recovered from a magnesite vein in serpentinite intruded along a tectonic line in an accretionary complex.

Magnesite from this location was described in 1974.

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