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Rode Ranch pegmatite, Llano Co., Texas, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 98° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~40km
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

10 miles SW of Llano on R. A. Rode ranch.

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19 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Ehlmann, A.J., Walper, J.L. and Williams, J. (1964) A new, Baringer Hill type, rare earth pegmatite from the Central Mineral Region, Texas. Economic Geology 59: 1348-1360.
American Mineralogist: 50: 284.
Ehlmann, A.J. (1970) Behoite, Beta-Be(OH)2, from the Rode Ranch pegmatite, Llano county, Texas. American Mineralogist 55: 1-9.
Ewing, R.C. & Ehlmann, A.J. (1973) Yttrialite and uraninite, additional minerals from the Rode Ranch pegmatite, Central Mineral Region, Texas. American Mineralogist 58: 545-547.
Januzzi, R.E. and Seaman, David M. (1976), Mineral Localities Of Connecticut and Southern New York State and Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
Peacor, D.R., Simmons, W.B. Jr., Essene, E.J and Heinrich, E.W. (1982) New data on discreditation of "texasite", "albrittonite", "cuproartinite", "cuprohydromagnesite", and "yttromicrolite", with corrected data on nickelbischofite, rowlandite, and yttrocrasite. American Mineralogist 67: 156-169.

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