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Jadeite from
Oyashirazu beach, Ōmi, Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Locality type:Beach
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Miyajima et al. (2001) Mineralogical Magazine 65, 111-120; Miyajima, H., Matsubara, S., Miyawaki, R., Ito, K. (1999) Itoigawaite, a new mineral, the Sr analogue of lawsonite, in jadeitite from the Itoigawa-Ohmi district, central Japan. Mineralogical Magazine: 63: 909-916.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Itoigawaite1 photo of Jadeite associated with Itoigawaite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Jadeite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Oyashirazu beach, Ōmi, Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
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Nearest other occurrences of Jadeite
9.9km (6.2 miles) Hime River (Himekawa), Ōmi, Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
12.0km (7.4 miles) Kotaki River (Kotakigawa), Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
27.0km (16.8 miles) Ohmi river (Ohmi-gawa), Ōmi, Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
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