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Deer Creek Chrysoprase Mine (Chrysoprase workings; Gemstone occurrence), Tennessee Knob, Tulare Co., California, USA
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Latitude: 35°59'48"N
Longitude: 118°58'4"W
 
 
A former semi-precious gemstone-Mn mine/deposit located in secs. 20 & 29, T22S, R28E, MDM, 2.3 km (1.4 miles) NNW of Tennessee Knob, near Deer Creek.

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'Chrysoprase'
'Psilomelane'


2 entries listed.

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References

Kunz, George Frederick (1899), Precious stones: Mineral Resources U.S., 1898: 589.

Tucker, W. Burling (1919), Tulare Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 911.

Hamilton, Fletcher McNab (1922), eighteenth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 18; 767 pp.: 247.

Goodwin, Joseph Grant (1958), Mines and mineral resources of Tulare County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 54: 375-376.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 299, 318.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 350.

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