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Makabe village, Sakuragawa city, Ibaraki pref., Japan

This locality is closed to collecting.


Field of view: 10 mm. A cleaved fragment of muscovite. The flat face is a face parallel to the basal (001) plane of muscovite.

Recovered from a beryl-columbite subtype rare-element pegmatite in S-type (Ilumenite-series) granite. Formed in the middle Paleocene (60 Ma).

Muscovite from this location was described in 1900.

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