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Omi river

Omi, Itoigawa city, Niigata pref., Japan


Field of view: 50 mm. Pectolite associated with serpentinite. The columnar group of white fibers is pectolite. The green parts are serpentine of the host serpentinite.

Recovered from a pectolite vein in serpentinite of Oeyama Ophiolite.

Pectolite from this location was described in 1958.

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