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Shintani Mine

Yozawa, Akiruno city, Tokyo, Japan


Field of view: 5 mm. Sussexite associated with rhodochrosite. The columnar groups of white fibers are sussexite. The dark brown basement composed of fine grains exhibiting perfect cleavage is rhodochrosite.

Recovered from a mudstone-hosted bedded manganese deposit subjected to Zeolite facies metamorphism.

Other localities

  • Shintani Mine (Bedded Mn, Prismatic)
  • Kurihara Mine (Bedded Mn, Prismatic)
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