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Southwest of the Monte Cristo Mine, Monte Cristo Canyon, Acton, Acton District, San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USAi
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Southwest of the Monte Cristo MineMine
Monte Cristo CanyonCanyon
Acton- not defined -
Acton DistrictMining District
San Gabriel MtsMountain Range
Los Angeles Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 21' 11'' North , 118° 5' 12'' West (est.)
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A Ti-Fe occurrence located in T3 & 4N, R 12, 13 & 14W, SBM, 1 mile SW of the Monte Cristo Mine, in the western San Gabriel Mountains.

Mineralization is hosted in anorthosite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Description: Occurs intergrown with titaniferous magnetite.
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Los Angeles, Mono Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 23: 296; Miller, William John (1931), Anorthosite in Los Angeles County, California: Journal of Geology: 39: 335; Miller, William John (1934), Geology of the western San Gabriel Mountains: University of Caifornia, Los Angeles, Pub. Math. and Physical Sci.: 1: 22; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: Occurs intergrown with ilmenite.
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Los Angeles, Mono Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 23: 296; Miller, William John (1931), Anorthosite in Los Angeles County, California: Journal of Geology: 39: 335; Miller, William John (1934), Geology of the western San Gabriel Mountains: University of Caifornia, Los Angeles, Pub. Math. and Physical Sci.: 1: 22; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Description: Occurs intergrown with ilmenite.
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Los Angeles, Mono Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 23: 296; Miller, William John (1931), Anorthosite in Los Angeles County, California: Journal of Geology: 39: 335; Miller, William John (1934), Geology of the western San Gabriel Mountains: University of Caifornia, Los Angeles, Pub. Math. and Physical Sci.: 1: 22; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Titaniferous Magnetite-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
TiTitanium
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Los Angeles, Mono Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 23: 296.
Miller, William John (1931), Anorthosite in Los Angeles County, California: Journal of Geology: 39: 335.
Miller, William John (1934), Geology of the western San Gabriel Mountains: University of Caifornia, Los Angeles, Pub. Math. and Physical Sci.: 1: 22.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.


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