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Kuhnis Mine (Kuhnis Whaley Mine; Whaley Mine), De Luz, San Diego County, California, USAi
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Kuhnis Mine (Kuhnis Whaley Mine; Whaley Mine)Mine
De Luz- not defined -
San Diego CountyCounty
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 27' 28'' North , 117° 17' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Fallbrook30,534 (2011)9.7km
Murrieta109,830 (2017)12.8km
Temecula112,011 (2017)13.7km
Rainbow1,832 (2011)14.2km
Wildomar35,632 (2017)15.7km


A former Au mine located in the E½SE¼NE¼ sec. 28, T8S, R4W, SBM, 3.4 km (2.1 miles) NE of De Luz.

Listed species occur as inclusions in quartz rock crystal.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Description: Occurs as inclusions in quartz crystals.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 171.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 348.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 348.
'Mica Group'
Reference: Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 348.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 171, 348.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 171, 348.
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 348.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Mica Group'-
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Weber, F.H., Jr. (1963a), Mines and mineral resources of San Diego County, California; California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3, 309 pp.: No. 212, p. 152.
Masimer, G.E. (1965) Inclusions in quartz crystals from DeLuz, California. Gems and Minerals: 329: 32.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 171, 348.

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