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Rubellite from
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

Mineral Species
Species:Tourmaline var: Rubellite
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1916), Gems and precious stones: Mineral Resources U.S., 1915, part 2; Department of the Interior, Geological Survey: 856; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 371; San Diego Mining Company, 1998.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rubellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 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
Nearest other occurrences of Rubellite
4.6km (2.8 miles) A Cryo-Genie Mine (Cindy B-Cryogenie claim; Lost Valley Truck Trail prospect), Warner Springs, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) B Mountain Lily Mine (Emeralite No. 2 claim; Gem Mine No. 1 claim; Ware mine), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District), San Diego Co., California, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) C Maple Lode Mine (Maple claim), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District), San Diego Co., California, USA
21.0km (13.1 miles) D Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.5km (13.4 miles) E Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) F Green Ledge Mine (Green Ledge dike), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.1km (13.8 miles) G Cota Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) H Payne Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.3km (13.8 miles) I Esmeralda Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) J Columbia Mine (April Fool claim; Belo Horizonte mine; California mine; Columbia Gem mine; Desert Rose claim; San Jacinto mine), Thomas Mountain, Thomas Mountain [town], Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) K Lithia Dike Mine (Lithia Dyke claim), Cahuilla Mountain (Coahuila Mtn), Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) L Victor Mine (Big Buck mine; Big Buck prospect), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.1km (18.1 miles) M Clark Extension prospect, Ditch Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
30.9km (19.2 miles) N Juan Diego Mine (Juan Diego No. 1 deposit; Rainbow mine; Rainbow prospects), Juan Diego Flat, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) O Fano Mine (Big Pink claim; Fano-Simmons mine; Little Blue claim; MS 4800; Simmons mine), Cahuilla Mountain (Coahuila Mtn), Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) P Royal Mine (Lithium Queen claim; Pandora deposit; Royal deposit; Thursday claim), Rodriguez Canyon, Banner District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Q Hiriart Mine (MS 5391), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) R Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) S Anita Mine (Magee mine; Magee & Dougherty mine; Sage mine), Red Mountain, Sage, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
38.7km (24.0 miles) T North Douglass prospect, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) U 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
38.8km (24.1 miles) V Alvarado mine (Alvarado prospect), Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) W Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) X Gem Star Mine (Gem Lepidolite mine; Labaugh mine; Loughbaugh mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) Y 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
39.5km (24.5 miles) Z 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
39.9km (24.8 miles) 0 Ed Fletcher Jr. Mine (Ed Fletcher mine; MS 4886), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
39.9km (24.8 miles) 1 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
104.3km (64.8 miles) 2 Jensen Quarry (Oak Quarry), Jurupa, Jurupa Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA
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