Edison Bird Mine, Utahlite Hill, Lucin, Lucin District, Pilot Range, Box Elder Co., Utah, USA
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 24' 11'' North , 113° 54' 15'' West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Commodities (Major) - Gemstone
Development Status: Producer
Host Rock: Sedimentary Breccia
Metavariscite from Lucin was originally thought to be Variscite (Schaller 1912, 1916), while Variscite from this locality was called "Lucinite" (ibid.). The correct identities were determined by Larsen and Schaller (1925), and Lucin became the type locality for Metavariscite.
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2 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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MINING AND SCIENCE PRESS (1911), (AUG. 11): 233.
USGS MINERAL RESOURCES (1911): 1074.
PROCEEDINGS, U.S. NATIONAL MUSEUM (1912): 41: 413-430.
Schaller (1912) USGS Bulletin 509: 48.
Schaller (1916) USGS Bulletin 610: 69.
Larsen and Schaller (1925), American Mineralogist: 10: 23-28.