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Saw Mill Creek (Brushy Mountain amethyst locality; Mule Creek amethyst locality), Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA

Amethyst
Saw Mill Creek, Steeple Rock District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA

Photo: SMS 2006
The Brushy Mountain amethyst locality, aka the Mule Creek amethyst locality, is located about 12 miles south of the town of Mule Creek, Grant County, New Mexico, USA. The material is found in the Dark Thunder Canyon formation, a series of late Mesozoic pyroclastics and rhyolite/basalt flows.

Ref:
http://home.flash.net/~summit1/collect/archive/9704/collect.htm [Link Broken? Feb 2014]

MinDat discussion with Don Saathoff locates Brushy Mountain in the Steeple Rock Mining District in Grant County, NM.

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var: Amethyst



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Updated Mineral Entry: DatoliteFrom Uwe Kolitsch, 29th Aug 2014 06:53:33