0452 Muscovite, Cordierite, Indialite, Daimonjiyama, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

Acquired by Jake Slago from Alfredo Petrov at the 2013 Tucson Show. Rocks and Minerals magazine Jul-Aug 2006: The third sentence in this nine page article reads: As with the real blossoms, these stones, known as sakura ishi (cherry blossom stones) are also revered by mineralogists and mineral collectors in Japan. This is a superb example that measures 6x6x6mm.

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