#16 Hazuya Unchigumori has a plesent beige cloud pattern against a light gray sky background. A Mohs3 hardness, this stone develops its own slurry under the blade. The slurry creates a darker kasumi finish on the soft iron of a bimetal blade and a dull polish to the hard steel while leaving the edge as you desire or your skill promotes. These factors can be manipulated by a skilled hand, or will vary with different steels or the introduction of a diamond nagura. A
I am not trained to recognize from which mine this was taken from. Ohira is a likely possibility as the blade tooth marks are 20thCentury. The price of the stone reflects the missing corner,
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