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Heguri-naka, Minami-Boso city, Chiba pref., Japan


Field of view: 10 mm. A vein of xonotlite. The vertical columnar to radial groups of acicular transparent crystals are xonotlite.

Recovered from a xonotlite vein in gabbro of an accretionary complex subjected to Prehnite-Pumpellyite facies metamorphism.

Xonotlite from this location was described in 1975.

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