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Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
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Latitude: 33°23'14"N
Longitude: 117°3'0"W
 
 
Summary:
Chief Mountain is the northeastern most of five pegmatite-hosting mountains that comprise the Pala pegmatite district. Elevation approx. 1502' AMSL.

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Albite
var: Cleavelandite
Almandine
Andalusite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
var: Goshenite
var: Morganite
Beyerite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
'Clay'
Clinobisvanite
'Columbite'
Columbite-(Mn)
Cookeite
Elbaite
'Elbaite-Schorl Series'
Eulytine
Fairfieldite
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorapatite
'Garnet'
Goethite
Hopeite
Hureaulite
'Jahnsite'
Lepidolite
Lithiophilite
'Manganese Oxides
var: Manganese Dendrites'

'Mica Group'
Microcline
Montebrasite
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
Namibite
Orthoclase
'Perthite'
Phosphosiderite
Pseudomalachite
Pucherite
Purpurite
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Citrine
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
Schorl
Sicklerite
Spessartine
Spodumene
var: Kunzite
Tantalite-(Mn)
'Tourmaline'
'var: Indicolite'
'var: Rubellite'
'var: Verdelite'
'Zinnwaldite'


62 entries listed. 38 valid minerals.

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References

Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-Bearing Pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines Special Report 7A: 31.

Murdoch, Joseph & Webb, Robert W. (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966). California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 102.

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