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Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USAi
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Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect)Mine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 3' 28'' North , 116° 47' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San Diego Country Estates10,109 (2011)5.8km
Ramona20,292 (2011)6.7km
San Pasqual2,041 (2018)15.0km
Julian1,502 (2011)18.4km
Hidden Trails750 (2008)22.8km


A pegmatite occurrence located 6.7 km (4.1 miles) ENE of Ramona. Elevation approx. 2012' AMSL.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
Beryl var. Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
Cookeite
Formula: (Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: 108; plate 5; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 435.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
'Mica Group'
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
Stibiotantalite
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Description: Occurs in minor amounts.
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 108; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 178.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Colour: Colorless; aqua-blue
Description: Occurs as large crystals.
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 454.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 99, 105, 108; plate 5.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Stibiotantalite4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var. Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Cookeite9.EC.55(Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Stibiotantalite8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Cookeite71.4.1.2(Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var. Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Cookeite(Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li Cookeite(Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O Cookeite(Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Cookeite(Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Cookeite(Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SbAntimony
Sb StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
TaTantalum
Ta StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4

References

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Merrill, F. J. H. (1914), Geology and Mineral Resources of San Diego and Imperial Counties: Gems, Lithia Minerals. California State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, Cal. California State Printing Office, December. Chapter 1: 72.
Sinkankas, J. (1957b), Recent gem mining at Pala, San Diego County, California. Gems and Gemology: 9: 103.
Sinkankas, J. (1959), Gemstones of North America. D. Van Nostrand Co., New York, 675 pp.: 103.
Weber, F. H. (1963a), Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: 99, 105, 108; plate 5.
Simpson, Dale R. (1965), Geology of the central part of the Ramona pegmatite district, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 86: 22.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 178, 435, 454.

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