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Cookeite from
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

Mineral Species
Species:Cookeite
Formula:(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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; 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
Nearest other occurrences of Cookeite
0.4km (0.3 miles) A 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) B 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) C 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) D Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) E Victor Mine (Big Buck mine; Big Buck prospect), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.8km (18.5 miles) F Esmeralda Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.1km (19.9 miles) G Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.5km (22.1 miles) H Sly Rick prospect (Green Centipede claim), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
40.9km (25.4 miles) I 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) J 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) K Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.0km (28.0 miles) L Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.1km (28.0 miles) M Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
136.5km (84.8 miles) N Oro Grande, Oro Grande District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
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