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Beck Mine (Beck deposits; Kingston Iron deposit; Iron Gossam; Beck Mine), Kingston Range District, Kingston Range, San Bernardino Co., California, USA



Detailed Mineral List:
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+ ,Mg,Mn2+)(CO3)2
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
'Garnet'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster (1948), Iron deposits of the Kingston Range, San Bernardino County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: Part M: 194-206; Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 90-91; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 162; Calzia, J. P.; Frisken, J. G.; Jachens, R. C.; McMahon, A. B.; Rumsey, C. M. (1987), Mineral Resources of the Kingston Range Wilderness Study Area, San Bernardino County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1709-D, 34 p.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: Some occurs.
Reference: Hewett, Donnel Foster (1948), Iron deposits of the Kingston Range, San Bernardino County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: Part M: 194-206; Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 90-91; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 162; Calzia, J. P.; Frisken, J. G.; Jachens, R. C.; McMahon, A. B.; Rumsey, C. M. (1987), Mineral Resources of the Kingston Range Wilderness Study Area, San Bernardino County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1709-D, 34 p.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Widespread here.
Reference: Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 90-91; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 72; Calzia, J. P.; Frisken, J. G.; Jachens, R. C.; McMahon, A. B.; Rumsey, C. M. (1987), Mineral Resources of the Kingston Range Wilderness Study Area, San Bernardino County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1709-D, 34 p., maps.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Albert Russ
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Albert Russ
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Amethyst from Beck Mine, Kingston Range District, Kingston Range, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: USGS Bull1709D
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: USGS Bull1709D


13 entries listed. 11 valid minerals.
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