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Tourmaline from
Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Tourmaline' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37; pages 133-135.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz31 photos of Tourmaline associated with Quartz at this locality.
Lepidolite21 photos of Tourmaline associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Cleavelandite9 photos of Tourmaline associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Albite7 photos of Tourmaline associated with Albite at this locality.
Microcline4 photos of Tourmaline associated with Microcline at this locality.
Stilbite subgroup4 photos of Tourmaline associated with Stilbite subgroup at this locality.
Feldspar Group3 photos of Tourmaline associated with Feldspar Group at this locality.
Stibiotantalite2 photos of Tourmaline associated with Stibiotantalite at this locality.
Cookeite2 photos of Tourmaline associated with Cookeite at this locality.
Rubellite2 photos of Tourmaline associated with Rubellite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tourmaline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (138 photos)
Localities for Tourmaline in this Region
Braye Mine (Bray Lode prospect; MS 4633), Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tourmaline
0.1km (0.1 miles) Trask mine, San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.4km (0.2 miles) Braye Mine (Bray Lode prospect; MS 4633), Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Green Ledge Mine (Green Ledge dike), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Cota Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) Payne Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) Trail Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
2.5km (1.5 miles) Esmeralda Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Rose Quartz Mine (Patton lode; Patten lode; Powers group; Crystal Quartz; White Quartz; Sante Fe Gem), Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
 
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