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Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
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Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
This is a small pegmatite deposit on private land in Chihuahua Valley, San Diego County. It is named for the botryoidal, green (lime-green, in some cases) mica---assumed to be muscovite---that occurs there. It is also the source of southern California's finest hydroxylherderite specimens.

Mineral List

var: Aquamarine
var: Goshenite

'Feldspar Group'
'Mica Group'
var: Smoky Quartz


11 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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Page, Jon (2009) personal communication.

Fisher, Jesse (2011), Mines and Minerals of the Southern California Pegmatite Province. Rocks & Minerals: 86: 14-34.

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