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Gozaisho Mine

Odaira, Tono village, Iwaki city, Fukushima pref., Japan


Field of view: 30 mm. Neotocite associated with rhodonite. The brown part with a vitreous luster at the left is aggregate of fine neotocite crystals. The pink part at the right is aggregate of fine rhodonite crystals.

Recovered from a bedded manganese deposit subjected to Epidote-Amphibolite facies regional metamorphism and contact metamorphism by granite.

Neotocite from this location was described in 1969 as Penwithite.

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