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Andalusite from
Champion Mine (White Mountain Mine; Jeffrey Mine; Diaspore; Vulcanus; Black Eagle; Champion Sillimanite Mine; Champion Andalusite Mine; Vulcanite Mine; Vulcanite & Vulcanus No. 156; Black Eagle & Vulcanus Nos. 8 and 9 No. 157), White Mountain Peak, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Andalusite
Formula:Al2(SiO4)O
Description
Comments:Crystals form columnar masses; prismatic crystals to 10 cm long.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1007; Wise, W. S. (1977): Mineralogy of the Champion mine White Mountains, California. Mineralogical Record 8, 478-486; Knopf, Adolf (1917b), An andalusite mass in the Precambrian of the Inyo Range, California: Washington Academy of Science Journal: 7: 549-552; Peck, Albert B. (1924), Note on andalusite from California: a new use and some thermal properties: American Mineralogist: 9: 123-129; […California Mining Bureau. Report 20: 149-154 (1924)]; Jeffery, Joseph Arthur & Charles D. Woodhouse (1931), Note on a deposit of andalusite in Mono County, California: its occurrence and technical importance: California Mining Bureau. Report 27: 459-464; Kerr, Paul Francis (1932), Occurrence of andalusite and related minerals at White Mountain, California: Economic Geology: 27: 621; Woodhouse, C.D. (1951), The Mono County andalusite mine: Rocks & Minerals: 34: 486-493; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
Associated minerals:
Associates:Corundum
Diaspore
Fluorite
Pyrophyllite
Rutile
Sulphur
Titanite
Topaz
Woodhouseite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrophyllite1 photo of Andalusite associated with Pyrophyllite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Andalusite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Andalusite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Champion Mine (White Mountain Mine; Jeffrey Mine; Diaspore; Vulcanus; Black Eagle; Champion Sillimanite Mine; Champion Andalusite Mine; Vulcanite Mine; Vulcanite & Vulcanus No. 156; Black Eagle & Vulcanus Nos. 8 and 9 No. 157), White Mountain Peak, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (7 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Andalusite
1.6km (1.0 miles) A Taylor Andalusite deposit (Taylor deposit), White Mountain Peak, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA
81.1km (50.4 miles) B Unnamed Mica-Andalusite occurrence (1), Bench Creek (Bench Canyon) - North Fork San Joaquin River confluence area, Ritter Range, Madera Co., California, USA
92.6km (57.5 miles) C Unnamed Andalusite occurrence [1], Spanish Mountain (Spanish Peak), Fresno Co., California, USA
106.1km (65.9 miles) D May Lake, Yosemite National Park, Mariposa Co., California, USA
112.4km (69.8 miles) E Green Talc Mine (Donnelly Andalusite Mine), Fitting District, Mineral Co., Nevada, USA
121.3km (75.4 miles) F Winchester Mine, Green Mountain, Big Dry Creek District, Fresno Co., California, USA
134.4km (83.5 miles) G Unnamed Andalusite occurrence [1], Sparkville, Fresno Co., California, USA
137.7km (85.5 miles) H I X L claim (I.X.L. claim), Ahwahnee, Madera Co., California, USA
143.4km (89.1 miles) I Unnamed Cordierite occurrence [1], Blossom Peak, Three Rivers, Tulare Co., California, USA
154.9km (96.3 miles) J Good View Mine (Goodview Mine; Copper King claim; Copper King and M. S. Mine; Little Giant claim; Stonewall Jackson claim; Crown Point claim; San Jose claim; Rothschild claim; S. A. claim; Sunset claim), Green Mountain, Green Mountain District (Ben Hur District), Mariposa Co., California, USA
156.3km (97.1 miles) K Ne Plus Ultra Mine (Daulton Copper Mine; Dalton Mine; Daulton Copper deposit; California Copper Co.), Daulton group, Daulton, Daulton District, Madera Co., California, USA
156.7km (97.4 miles) L Pocohontas Mine, Copper Hill, Green Mountain District (Ben Hur District), Mariposa Co., California, USA
166.9km (103.7 miles) M Mason Valley Mine, Yerington, Yerington District, Singatse Range, Lyon Co., Nevada, USA
167.3km (104.0 miles) N Loope (Monitor; Loopeville), Monitor - Mogul District, Alpine Co., California, USA
171.4km (106.5 miles) O Unnamed Andalusite occurrence [1], Three Buttes (Tres Cerritos), Hornitos District, West Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA
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