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Chromite from
Red Ledge Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Chromite
Formula:Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Trask, John Boardman (1853), Report on the geology of the Sierra Nevada, or California Range: California Legislature, 4th. sess., Ap. To Jour., S. Doc. 59, 30 pp.: 25; MacBoyle, Errol (1919), Mines and mineral resources of Nevada County: California Mining Bureau. Report 16, 270 pp. (published as separate chapter): 63; Melhase, John (1935c), Some garnet localities of California: Mineralogist: 3(11): 23; Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 137; Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Seventh edition, Volume I, John Wiley & Sons, New York: 559-560.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chromian Clinochlore
Redledgeite
Uvarovite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Redledgeite3 photos of Chromite associated with Redledgeite at this locality.
Chromian Clinochlore2 photos of Chromite associated with Chromian Clinochlore at this locality.
Clinochlore1 photo of Chromite associated with Clinochlore at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chromite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Red Ledge Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chromite
0.8km (0.5 miles) A Rapid Fire claim, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) B Victory claim (Mount Hill Chrome Mine [1917-1918]; Victory Hill [1941]), Alpha, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) C Olsen prospect, Alpha, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) D Turtledove Chrome Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) E Moscatelli No. 1 claim (Pete Moscatelli Chrome occurrence), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) F Flintlock Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) G Gillis Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) H Moscatelli No. 2 property (Lucky Bluff claim [WWI]; Lucky Friday claim), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) I Relief Hill (Relief; Relief Hill Blue Lead; Morning Star; IXCL), Relief, North Bloomfield District, Nevada Co., California, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) J Bartholomew-Simms Lease Mine, Negro Jack Hill, Lowell Hill District, Nevada Co., California, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) K Maguire prospect, Negro Jack Hill, Lowell Hill District, Nevada Co., California, USA
11.3km (7.0 miles) L Bear River Chrome Mine (Sullivan Chrome Mine; Sullivan-Hemphill-Nobel Mine [1917-1922]; Becky Mine [?]; Black Nugget Mine [WWII]; Central Pacific lease), Baxter, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
12.3km (7.6 miles) M Uvarovite claim, Alta, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
13.1km (8.1 miles) N Hodge Ranch occurrence, Alta, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) O Croesus occurrence, Mack House, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
14.4km (8.9 miles) P McCormick prospect, Mack House, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) Q Flynn and Woods prospect, Mack House, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) R Doriss Mine (Dorriss; Chrome F N; Chrome P N), Forest, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) S Iron Spring claim, Casa Loma, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) T Evans prospect (Oak), Forest, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) U Lucky Strike claim, Casa Loma, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) V Finan Mine (F and F group; Fainine; Finane Mine), Old Mountain House, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) W Dunbar lease, Snakehead Point, Placer Co., California, USA
18.0km (11.2 miles) X Snakehead claim (Jumbo claim; Snakebead [typo]), Casa Loma, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) Y Julian claims, Casa Loma, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
18.3km (11.4 miles) Z Scott claim, Casa Loma, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
18.6km (11.6 miles) 0 Unnamed Cr occurrence [8], Snakehead Point, Placer Co., California, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) 1 West Chrome Mine (Knob Hill prospect; West prospect), Snakehead Point, Placer Co., California, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) 2 Polar occurrence, Old Mountain House, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) 3 Oak Patch claim, Sugarloaf, Placer Co., California, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) 4 Morgan Extension occurrence, Snakehead Point, Placer Co., California, USA
20.4km (12.7 miles) 5 North Fork Chrome Mine, Snakehead Point, Placer Co., California, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) 6 Hooper prospect (A. E. Hooper occurrence), Glenbrook, Nevada City District, Nevada Co., California, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) 7 Smith and McCullom prospect, Sugar Pine Reservoir, Forest Hill Divide area, Placer Co., California, USA
22.1km (13.7 miles) 8 Hooper prospect (A. E. Hooper), Nevada City, Nevada City District, Nevada Co., California, USA
22.1km (13.7 miles) 9 Williamson Brothers and C. M. Cole prospect (Williamson and Cole claim), Grass Valley, Grass Valley District, Nevada Co., California, USA
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