Unnamed Vesuvianite-Diopside occurrence , Santa Rita Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 20' 9'' North , 120° 36' 11'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.33585,-120.60321|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
An occurrence located in the approximate center sec. 30 (? - see note), T18S, R13E, MDM, about 1 mile upstream on the San Benito River from the Dallas Gem Mine.
NOTE: The locality, as described is either 1 mile upstream from the gem mine OR in the approximate center of sec. 30. The center of section 30, which is an atypical, narrow section, would be about 3 miles upstream from the gem mine. Otherwise, the locality is in the NE¼ sec. 25, T18S, R12E. The geographic coordinates presented are for a point about 1 mile upstream from the gem mine.
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2 valid minerals.
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|Late Jurassic - Middle Jurassic|
145 - 174.1 Ma
|Ultramafic rocks, chiefly Mesozoic, unit 3 (Coast Ranges and Western Klamath Mountains)|
Age: Jurassic (145 - 174.1 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Josephine Peridotite
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.