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Wollastonite

Wollastonite
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Wollastonite is made when limestone comes from out of the ground and gets in contact with granite, it alternates with the heat, and huge wollastonite like the ones at the Ishiyamadera temple are very rare, which is why it has been classified as “Natural Monument” by the state.
The origin of the Ishiyamadera temple’s name comes from wollastonite.Wollastonite is made when limestone comes from out of the ground and gets in contact with granite, it alternates with the heat, and huge wollastonite like the ones at the Ishiyamadera temple are very rare, which is why it has been classified as “Natural Monument” by the state.

Specified Classification Natural Monument
Location Cultural Property of Japan