Diamond Point (Diamond Rim), Tonto Village, Gila Co., Arizona, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Diamond Point (Diamond Rim)||Peak|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 17' 15'' North , 111° 11' 34'' West
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A quartz crystal occurrence located 6.4 km (4.0 miles) WSW of Tonto Village and 13.7 km (8.5 miles) ENE of Payson, on National Forest land.
NOTE: There are restrictions by the U.S. Forest Service regarding the manner in which this site may be collected.
Mineralization is abundant rock crystal associated with the Martin Formation. Local rocks include Mississippian, Devonian, and Cambrian sedimentary rocks.
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
Reference: Gerry Blair, Rockhounding Arizona, 2nd edition, pg. 111
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks|
|Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with  coordinated Si|
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Peirce, H.Wesley (1969), Gem Materials, in USGS & Arizona Bureau of Mines & US Bureau of Reclamation, Mineral and Water Resources of Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin 180 (USGS Bulletin 871): 359.
Blair, Gerry (1992), The Rockhound's Guide to Arizona, second edition: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press: 111.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10023621.
USGS MRDS ID #I000811.
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