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Angeles Crest Highway, San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles Co., California, USAi
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Angeles Crest HighwayRoad
San Gabriel MountainsMountain Range
Los Angeles Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° North , 118° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~17km
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A 66 km stretch of highway (state highway 2) through the San Gabriel Mountains. The highest road in southern California.

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description: Occurs as crystals to 4 inches (10 cm) diameter in a biotite-chlorite schist.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1938), Notes on some minerals from southern California: American Mineralogist: 23: 351; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 194.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Description: Occurs as a biotite-chlorite schist.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1938), Notes on some minerals from southern California: American Mineralogist: 23: 351; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 194.
'Chlorite Group'
Description: Occurs as a biotite-chlorite schist.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1938), Notes on some minerals from southern California: American Mineralogist: 23: 351; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 194.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Colour: Light gray-green
Description: Occurs as crystals to 5mm diameter in quartz diorite.
Reference: Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 38; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 143.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Description: Widespread on fractures in dioritic rock.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 352.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O CorundumAl2O3
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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