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Spessartine from
Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Spessartine
Formula:Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Foord, Eugene E. et al (1989), Mineralogy and Paragenesis of the Little Three Mine Pegmatites, Ramona District, San Diego County, California. Mineralogical Record, 20(2): 119-121; Sinkankas, J. (1988), Beryl: A Summary. Rocks & Minerals 63(01): p. 21; Jacobson, Mark I. (1988), Collections and Displays: The Proctor Collection, Colorado Springs; Colorado. Rocks & Minerals 63(1): p. 49, 55.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Albite39 photos of Spessartine associated with Albite at this locality.
Schorl25 photos of Spessartine associated with Schorl at this locality.
Cleavelandite15 photos of Spessartine associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Quartz7 photos of Spessartine associated with Quartz at this locality.
Smoky Quartz5 photos of Spessartine associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Muscovite5 photos of Spessartine associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Stilbite4 photos of Spessartine associated with Stilbite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Spessartine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (68 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Spessartine
0.0km (0.0 miles) A Little Three Mine area, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) B Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.4km (0.2 miles) C Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) D Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) E Equestrian prospect, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) F Surprise Mine, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) G Apollo Lode claim, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) H Coyote diggings, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) I A.B.C. Mine (ABC Mine; Daggett & MacIntosh; Daggett group), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) J Prospect Mine (Prophet prospect; Prospect prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) K Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) L San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) M Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.8km (18.5 miles) N Maple Lode Mine (Maple claim), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District), San Diego Co., California, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) O Carmelita Mine (Big Spring mine; Blue Gem claim; Crest Gem mine; Elinor deposit; Elinor mine; Estudillo mine; French Pete mine; MS 6130; Peter Cabat mine), Chihuahua Valley, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
40.1km (24.9 miles) P Blue Lady Mine (Blue Tourmaline claim; Blue Bell deposit; Blue Bell mine; Exposition claim; Panama claim; San Diego claim; San Diego group), Chihuahua Valley, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
42.2km (26.2 miles) Q White Queen Mine (Queen mine; White Queen prospect), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
43.5km (27.0 miles) R Pala Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
43.8km (27.2 miles) S Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
43.9km (27.3 miles) T Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
44.0km (27.4 miles) U Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
44.1km (27.4 miles) V Little Joe No. 2 adit (Joe 2 adit; Little Joe II adit), Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
44.1km (27.4 miles) W Little Joe adit, Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.1km (28.0 miles) X Tourmaline Queen Mine (MS 6458; Queen mine; Tourmaline Queen group; Tourmaline Queen No. 1 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 2 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 3 claim), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.4km (28.2 miles) Y Tourmaline King Mine (Gem claim; King mine; MS 4500; MS 4926; Schuyler mine; Wilke mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
56.9km (35.3 miles) Z Lithia Dike Mine (Lithia Dyke claim), Cahuilla Mountain (Coahuila Mtn), Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
62.3km (38.7 miles) 0 Audrey Lynn Mine (Audrey Lynne mine), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
64.3km (40.0 miles) 1 Manganes prospect, Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, San Diego Co., California, USA
64.6km (40.1 miles) 2 Crystal Gem Mine (Crystal; Ruby deposit; Ruby group; Old School Mine), Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, San Diego Co., California, USA
64.7km (40.2 miles) 3 Beebe Hole Mine, Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, San Diego Co., California, USA
64.7km (40.2 miles) 4 Pack Rat Mine, Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, San Diego Co., California, USA
64.9km (40.3 miles) 5 Anita Mine (Magee mine; Magee & Dougherty mine; Sage mine), Red Mountain, Sage, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
72.6km (45.1 miles) 6 Sherry Ann Mine (Ruby prospect; Ruby deposit), Jacumba, Jacumba District, San Diego Co., California, USA
84.0km (52.2 miles) 7 Lake View Prospect (Lakeview Prospect), Lake Elsinore, Riverside Co., California, USA
86.7km (53.9 miles) 8 Southern Pacific Silica Quarry (Southern Pacific Quarry; S.P. Silica Quarry; S.P. Mine; Nuevo Quarry; Nuevo Mine), Lakeview Mountains, Nuevo, Riverside Co., California, USA
104.2km (64.8 miles) 9 Big Bullet Manganese claims (Big Bullett deposit; Big Bullett claims), Orocopia Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA
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