Chlorite Schist Knob occurrence, Santa Rita Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 19' 50'' North , 120° 36' 11'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.33077,-120.60310|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
Occurrences located in the SE¼ sec. 25, T18S, R12E, MDM, about 1.8 km (1.1 miles) S of Santa Rita Peak (coordinates of record), 2.0 km (1.2 miles) NE of Condon Peak (coordinates of record (Fresno County), below the crest of the knob (about 500 feet [153.8 meters] N of the chlorite schist knob), ½ mile (0.8 km) S of the California (Dallas) Gem Mine.
NOTE: The geographic coordinates presented are for the approximate center of the SE¼ of sec. 25.
Mineralization is substantially, if not completely, hosted in chlorite schist.
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13 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.