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Diamond Point (Diamond Rim), Tonto Village, Gila Co., Arizona, USAi
Regional Level Types
Diamond Point (Diamond Rim)Peak
Tonto VillageVillage
Gila Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 17' 15'' North , 111° 11' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
Tonto Village256 (2011)6.4km
Star Valley2,277 (2017)7.0km
Sun Valley1,755 (2006)7.3km
Mesa del Caballo765 (2011)9.4km
Whispering Pines148 (2011)12.5km

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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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: SiO2
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 [4] coordinated Si

List of minerals for each chemical element

O QuartzSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2


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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.

USGS MRDS Record:10023621

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