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Anatase from
California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Mine; Benitoite Mine; Benitoite Gem Mine; Gem Mine), Dallas Gem Mine area, San Benito River headwaters area, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Description
Comments:Occurs as a few minute pale brown crystals inn the benitoite vein.
Colour:Pale brown
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Louderback, George Davis & Walter C. Blasdale (1909), Benitoite, its mineralogy, paragenesis and mode of occurrence: University of California, Department of Geological Sciences Bulletin: 5: 380; Palache, Charles & William Frederick Foshag (1932), The chemical nature of joaquinite: American Mineralogist: 17: 308-312; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 72.
Associated minerals:
Associates:Benitoite
Chalcocite
Joaquinite-(Ce)
Jonesite
Natrolite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Anatase data
Locality Data:Click here to view California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Mine; Benitoite Mine; Benitoite Gem Mine; Gem Mine), Dallas Gem Mine area, San Benito River headwaters area, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Anatase
186.8km (116.1 miles) Sunset Court, Sharon Heights, Menlo Park, San Mateo Co., California, USA
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