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Moosa Canyon, Bonsall, San Diego Co., California, USA

Latitude: 33°16'54"N
Longitude: 117°10'46"W
A canyon located 4.4 km (2.7 miles) E of Bonsall. A possible gemstone occurrence located in the E½ sec. 27, T10S, R3E, SBM, near Bonsall.

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Axinite-(Fe)
'Axinite Group'
Laumontite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz

Spodumene
var: Kunzite ?

'Tourmaline'


9 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.

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References

Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp. (includes catalog of minerals of California pp. 63-410), and miscellaneous observations on mineral products): 62.

Kunz, G. F. (1905), Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37, page 62.

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1911b), Axinite from California: USGS Bulletin 490: 37-47.

Merrill, F. J. H. (1914), Geology and Mineral Resources of San Diego and Imperial Counties: Gems, Lithia Minerals. California State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, Cal. California State Printing Office, December. Chapter 1, page 72.

Murdoch, Joseph & Webb, Robert W. (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 238, 372.

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