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Smoky Quartz from
Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Description
Comments:Occurred in a pegmatite pocket. Crystals up to 25 x 12.5 cm.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 348.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Smoky Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Smoky Quartz
0.2km (0.1 miles) A Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) B Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) C Apollo Lode claim, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.9km (0.5 miles) D Coyote diggings, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) E Rose Quartz Mine (Patton lode; Patten lode; Powers group; Crystal Quartz; White Quartz; Sante Fe Gem), Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
16.4km (10.2 miles) F Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
16.7km (10.4 miles) G Payne Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) H Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
26.5km (16.5 miles) I Clark Mine, Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
27.5km (17.1 miles) J Mack Mine (John Mac mine; Mac mine; San Luis Rey claim), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.2km (18.1 miles) K Old Hag prospect #2, Van Dam Peak, Poway, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.4km (18.3 miles) L Old Hag prospect No. 1, Van Dam Peak, Poway, San Diego Co., California, USA
30.5km (19.0 miles) M Sabre Springs, San Diego, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.4km (22.0 miles) N 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
39.9km (24.8 miles) O Blue Lady Mine (Blue Tourmaline claim; Blue Bell deposit; Blue Bell mine; Exposition claim; Panama claim; San Diego claim; San Diego group), Chihuahua Valley, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
41.7km (25.9 miles) P Hiriart Mine (MS 5391), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
42.0km (26.1 miles) Q Vanderberg Mine (MS 5391; Naylor Rock; Naylor-Vanderburg mine; Sickler group; Vandenburg mine; Vanderburg mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
43.7km (27.2 miles) R Moosa Canyon, Bonsall, San Diego Co., California, USA
43.8km (27.2 miles) S Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
43.9km (27.3 miles) T Chief Extension prospects, Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
44.0km (27.4 miles) U Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
44.1km (27.4 miles) V 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
44.2km (27.5 miles) W North Star mine, Green Cabin Mine (F. A. Salmons claim; Frank A. Salmons mine; Tourmaline Queen group), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.0km (28.0 miles) X 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
45.3km (28.1 miles) Y 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
59.9km (37.2 miles) Z Petra Mine, Tripp Flats, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
60.7km (37.7 miles) 0 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
62.2km (38.6 miles) 1 Audrey Lynn Mine (Audrey Lynne mine), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
62.5km (38.8 miles) 2 Granitic pegmatite occurrence (group II; younger pegmatites), Bautista Canyon, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
63.0km (39.1 miles) 3 Sly Rick prospect (Green Centipede claim), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
64.1km (39.8 miles) 4 Crown Jewel Mine, Bautista Canyon, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
64.7km (40.2 miles) 5 Anita Mine (Magee mine; Magee & Dougherty mine; Sage mine), Red Mountain, Sage, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
86.6km (53.8 miles) 6 Southern Pacific Silica Quarry (Southern Pacific Quarry; S.P. Silica Quarry; S.P. Mine; Nuevo Quarry; Nuevo Mine), Lakeview Mountains, Nuevo, Riverside Co., California, USA
122.8km (76.3 miles) 7 Jensen Quarry (Oak Quarry), Jurupa, Jurupa Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA
188.2km (116.9 miles) 8 Verde Mine, La Huerta, Mun. de Ensenada, Baja California (Baja California Norte; BC Norte), Mexico
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