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Vista Chief Mine (Freeman deposit; Freeman mine; Moosa Canyon deposit), Moosa Canyon, Bonsall, San Diego Co., California, USA

Latitude: 33°17'1"N
Longitude: 117°10'25"W
A possible gemstone occurrence located in the E½ sec. 27, T10S, R3W, SBM, near Bonsall.

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'Axinite Group'
var: Kunzite ?

4 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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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.

Merrill, Frederick James Hamilton (1916), San Diego, Imperial Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 14: 635-743; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 27: 395 (1922)].

Murdoch, Joseph and Webb, R. W. (1956), Minerals of California California Division of Mines Bulletin 173, 452 pp.: 65.

Deer et al (1962), vol. 1: 322.

Weber, F. H. (1963), Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 114.

Murdoch, Joseph & Webb, Robert W. (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 92.

Sanero, E. & Gottardi (1968), 1408.

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