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White Knob Quarry, Lucerne Valley, Lucerne Valley Limestone District, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 22' 4'' North , 117° 1' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lucerne Valley5,811 (2011)10.3km
Big Bear Lake5,213 (2017)17.7km
Running Springs4,862 (2011)19.1km
Lake Arrowhead12,424 (2011)19.6km
Apple Valley72,174 (2017)20.4km


A marble deposit/quarry located in sec. 6, T3N, R1W, SBM, about 11.4 km SSW of Lucerne Valley (town), in the northern foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains, owned by a cement company. Owned & operated by Pluess-Stauffer, Inc. (100%), California (1990). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters. Currently (2010) actively worked.

Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges).

Workings include unspecified surface openings (a quarry operation is indicated).

Regions containing this locality

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30 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Fluorescence: lime green
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Fluorescence: orange
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen; Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: MarekC collection 2019
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Fluorescence: blue
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen; Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Fluorescence: white
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: microscopic blobs in marble
Colour: dark green
Reference: MarekC collection 2019
Manganvesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Habit: balls and layers on marble
Colour: sparkly bright yellow
Reference: MarekC collection 2019
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Fluorescence: lime green
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Opal var: Hyalite
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Fluorescence: lime green
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Brown, Howard J., (2019) Geology of White Knob Quarry, Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 2019 Spring Symposium presentation.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Fluorescence: yellow
Reference: Alfredo Petrov specimen; Howard H. J. (2011) Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. p10

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Hyalite4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Manganvesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
Manganvesuvianite-Ca19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Opal
var: Hyalite
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Opal (var: Hyalite)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O Opal (var: Hyalite)SiO2 · nH2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si Opal (var: Hyalite)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
VVanadium
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PbLead
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Tertiary - Lopingian
2.588 - 259.1 Ma



ID: 2914980
Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges)

Age: Phanerozoic (2.588 - 259.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Atolia Quartz Monzonite; Coxcomb Granodiorite; Holcomb Quartz Monzonite; Lar Quartz Diorite; Liebre Quartz Monzonite; Mount Pinos Granite; Palms Granite; Sands Granite; Teutonia Quartz Monzonite; White Tank Quartz Monzonite; Vermont Quartz Diorite; Cadiz Valley Batholith; Barcroft Granodiorite; Bass Lake Tonalite; Big Baldy Granite; Boundary Peak Granite; Bridalveil Granite; Burnside Lake Adamellite; Cabin Granodiorite; Cactus Point Granite; Carson Pass Tonalite; Cathedral Peak Granite; Clover Creek Granodiorite; Cottonwood Adamellite; Cow Creek Granodiorite; Dinkey Creek Granodiorite; Ebbetts Pass Granodiorite; El Capitan Granite; Evolution Basin Alaskite; Giant Forest Granodiorite; Half Dome Quartz Monzonite; Hunter Mountain Quartz Monzonite; Inconsolable Granodiorite; Isabella Granodiorite; Johnson Granite Porphyry; Knowles Granodiorite; Lake Edison Granodiorite; Lamarck Granodiorite; Leaning Tower Quartz Monzonite; Lebec Quartz Monzonite; Leidy Adamellite; Lodgepole Granite; Lookout Peak Tonalite; McAfee Adamellite; Mitchell Peak Granodiorite; Mono Creek Granite; Mount Clark Granite; Mount Givens Granodiorite; Pear Lake Quartz Monzonite; Paradise Granodiorite; Pellesier Granite; Pohono Granodiorite; Potwisha Quartz Diorite; Round Valley Peak Granodiorite; Sacatar Quartz Diorite; Sage Hen Adamellite; Sentinel Granodiorite; Stanislaus Meadow Adamellite; Taft Granite; Tamarack Leuco-Adamellite; Tejon Lookout Granite; Tinemaha Granodiorite; Tungsten Hills Quartz Monzonite; Ward Mountain Trondhjemite; Weaver Lake Quartz Monzonite; Wheeler Crest Quartz Monzonite; Whitney Granodiorite. Hunter Mountain Batholith; Inyo Batholith; Sierra Nevada Batholith. Bald Rock Pluton; Bucks Lake Pluton; Bullfrog Pluton; Cartridge Pass Pluton; Cascade Pluton; Dragon Pluton; Grizzly Pluton; Independence Pluton; Merrimac Pluton; Paiute Monument Pluton; Papoose Flat Pluton; Pat Keyes Pluton; Sage Hen Flat Pluton; Santa Rita Flat Pluton; Swedes Flat Pluton; Tuolumne Intrusive Suite; John Muir Intrusive Suite; Shaver Intrusive Suite; Palisade Crest Intrusive Suite; Scheelite Intrusive Suite; Fine Gold Intrusive Suite; Soldier Pass Intrusive Suite; Mount Whitney Intrusive Suite

Description: Mesozoic granite, quartz monzonite, granodiorite, and quartz diorite

Comments: Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Transverse Ranges and Mojave Desert. Primarily granodiorite, tonalite, quartz monzonite, and granite ranging in age from Late Triassic to Late Cretaceous. Includes some rocks as old as Permian and possibly a few as young as Tertiary. Three main periods of emplacement (Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous); wide variety of rock types Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.

Lithology: Major:{granodiorite}, Minor:{granite,tonalite,quartz diorite,quartz monzonite}, Incidental:{diorite, quartz syenite, quartz monzodiorite, gabbro, trondhjemite, monzonite, monzodiorite, pegmatite, alaskite, aplite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3192002
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2255162
Monte Cristo Limestone

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Monte Cristo Limestone

Description: Upper part of Furnace Limestone of Vaughan (1922) as mapped by Richmond (1960). Correlated with Monte Cristo Limestone of southern Great Basin by Cameron (1981), and mapped by Brown (1991) who recognized several formal stratigraphic members named originally by Hewett (1931). Degree of recrystallization in San Bernardino quadrangle precludes recognition of detailed subdivisions, but includes heterogeneous, interlayered, light- and dark-gray, calcite and dolomite marble characteristic of Yellowpine Member, and thick-layered, light-gray to white, texturally massive, very pure calcite marble characteristic of Bullion Member (Brown 1991)

Reference: Morton, D.M., F.K. Miller . Geologic Map of the San Bernardino and Santa Ana 30' x 60' quadrangles, California. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1217. [42]

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References

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California Division of Mines and Geology (1990), Mines and mineral producers active in California (1988-89), California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 103.
Howard, H. J. (2011), Geology and fluorescent minerals in the White Knob Quarry Lucerne Valley, California. in Lasemi, Z., & Mikulic, D. G. (2011). The 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals: 10.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10262289.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060713043.

USGS MRDS Record:10262289
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