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Taguchi Mine

Yatsuhashi, Shitara city, Kita-Shitara county, Aichi pref., Japan

This locality is strictly closed to collecting.


Field of view: 30 mm. Pyrrhotite associated with rhodochrosite. The massive yellow parts with a metallic luster are pyrrhotite. The surrounding massive pink parts are rhodochrosite.

Recovered from a bedded manganese deposit in pelitic schist subjected to Amphibolite facies regional metamorphism and contact metamorphism by granodiorite.

Pyrrhotite from this location was described in 1960.

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