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Unnamed Andalusite occurrence [1], Idyllwild, San Jacinto Mountains, Riverside Co., California, USAi
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Unnamed Andalusite occurrence [1]Occurrence
Idyllwild- not defined -
San Jacinto MountainsMountain Range
Riverside Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 45' 28'' North , 116° 43' 19'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Idyllwild-Pine Cove3,874 (2011)1.5km
Idyllwild3,583 (2010)2.0km
Valle Vista14,578 (2011)15.9km
Palm Springs47,371 (2017)18.2km
Cabazon2,535 (2011)18.7km


A kyanite occurrence located in sec. 12, T5S, R2E, SBM, 2.0 km (1.2 miles) N of Idyllwild, just E of Foster Lake, on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 2 (Peninsular Ranges).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10213071.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O

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Minobras (1973), Southern California Industrial Minerals: 58.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10213071.
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060650937.

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USGS MRDS Record:10213071

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