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Shiraki village, Toba city, Mie pref., Japan


Field of view: 5 mm. Radial groups of prehnite. The radial groups of platy transparent crystals with a vitreous luster are prehnite. The opaque white part at the upper left is the host rodingite.

Recovered from a prehnite vein in rodingite in serpentinite subjected to Greenschist facies metamorphism.

Prehnite from this location was described in 1976.

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