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Unnamed Gemstone occurrence [4], Greens Bar placer, Happy Camp, Klamath Mts, Siskiyou Co., California, USAi
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Unnamed Gemstone occurrence [4]Occurrence
Greens Bar placerPlacer
Happy Camp- not defined -
Klamath MtsMountain Range
Siskiyou Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 47' 23'' North , 123° 22' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Happy Camp1,190 (2015)0.4km
Takilma378 (2011)35.3km
O'Brien504 (2011)40.9km
Cave Junction1,932 (2017)47.1km
Greenview201 (2011)47.4km


An gemstone (garnet-rhodonite-californite)occurrence located 0.3 km (1,000 feet) WNW of Greens Bar and 0.4 km (1,200 feet) S of Happy Camp (coordinates of record), along the Klamath River at its confluence with Indian Creek.

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2 valid minerals.

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'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Colour: White, pale green
Description: Massive.
Reference: Melhase, John (1935c), Some garnet localities of California: Mineralogist: 3(11): 23; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 196.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.; Bradley, W.W. (1936), Thirty-second report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 32: 217; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 323.
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
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'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
OOxygen
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
AlAluminium
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
SiSilicon
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Melhase, John (1935c), Some garnet localities of California: Mineralogist: 3(11): 7-8, 22-24.
Bradley, W.W. (1936), Thirty-second report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 32: 217.
MacFall (1951), Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 196, 323.

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