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Victor claim (Victor Mine), Clear Creek area, Picacho Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 22' 0'' North , 120° 42' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.3666666667, -120.702777778
A Ba-gemstone claim located in the SE¼SW¼ sec. 7, T18S, R12E, MDM, on the E side of a northward-flowing tributary of Clear Creek, 2.7 km (8,900 feet) NNW of Picacho Peak and 6.1 km (3.8 miles) SSW of Idria.

The Ba silicates are contained within fracture cavities in blueschist rocks (meta volcanics) surrounded by serpentinite of the New Idria serpentine mass.

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Cooper, Joseph F., Jr., Gail E. Dunning, Ted A.Hadley (2003) Minerology of the Victor Claim, Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California. (occasional web publications of the Bay Area mineralogists).

Pabst, Adolf (1978) Zur morphologie des taramellits. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen: 25: 245-256.

American Mineralogist (1984): 69: 358-373.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 316, 465-466, 467.

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