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Payoff Mine, Ranchita, Volcan Mountains, San Diego County, California, USAi
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Payoff MineMine
Ranchita- not defined -
Volcan MountainsMountain Range
San Diego CountyCounty
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 15' 3'' North , 116° 30' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Borrego Springs3,429 (2014)12.5km
Julian1,502 (2011)21.0km
Anza3,014 (2011)37.1km
San Diego Country Estates10,109 (2011)37.3km
Aguanga1,128 (2011)39.4km


A former W mine located 4.6 km (2.8 miles) N of Ranchita.

Mineralization is hosted in schist.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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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.: 278.

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Pacific PlateTectonic Plate

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