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Cookeite from
Tourmaline Queen Mine (MS 6458; Queen mine; Toumaline 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

Description
Comments:Occurs as aggregates of small plates and flakes in pegmatite.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schaller, W.T. (1919), Gems & Precious Stones. Mineral Resources U.S., 1916, Part II - Nonmetals. Department of Interior, US Geological Survey, Government Printing Office, Washington; pages 896-898; Jahns, R.H. and Wright, L.A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: 40-41; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 435.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cookeite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tourmaline Queen Mine (MS 6458; Queen mine; Toumaline 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
Nearest other occurrences of Cookeite
0.4km (0.3 miles) 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
1.2km (0.7 miles) Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.7km (1.0 miles) Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) Victor Mine (Big Buck mine; Big Buck prospect), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.8km (18.5 miles) Esmeralda Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.1km (19.9 miles) Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.5km (22.1 miles) Sly Rick prospect (Green Centipede claim), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
40.9km (25.4 miles) Cryo-Genie Mine (Cindy B-Cryogenie claim; Lost Valley Truck Trail prospect), Warner Springs, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
44.7km (27.8 miles) Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
44.9km (27.9 miles) Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.0km (28.0 miles) Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.1km (28.0 miles) Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
136.5km (84.8 miles) Oro Grande, Oro Grande District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
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