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

Mineral Species
Species:Uvarovite
Formula:Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Description
Comments:Occurs as fine crystals coating chromite.
Colour:Green
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:MacBoyle, Errol (1919), Mines and mineral resources of Nevada County: California Mining Bureau. Report 16, 270 pp. (published as separate chapter): 77; Melhase, John (1935c), Some garnet localities of California: Mineralogist: 3(11): 23; Rynearson, Garn Arthur (1953), Geological investigations of chromite in California: Chromite deposits in the northern Sierra Nevada, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 134, part 3 chapter 5: 239; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 497; www.mineralsocal.org
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Chromite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Clinochlore3 photos of Uvarovite associated with Clinochlore at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Uvarovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Red Ledge Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Uvarovite
11.3km (7.0 miles) A 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
14.4km (9.0 miles) B Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
16.2km (10.1 miles) C Beat claim, Casa Loma, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) D Doriss Mine (Dorriss; Chrome F N; Chrome P N), Forest, Alleghany District (Forest District), Sierra Co., California, USA
18.6km (11.6 miles) E Unnamed Cr occurrence [8], Snakehead Point, Placer Co., California, USA
19.5km (12.1 miles) F Oak Patch claim, Sugarloaf, Placer Co., California, USA
24.5km (15.2 miles) G Iowa Hill Chrome Mine (Williamson and Beck property [1918]), Cottage Home Hill, Iowa Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
26.0km (16.2 miles) H Milton claim (Redmayne and McGonigal prospect), Sierra City, Sierra City District, Sierra Co., California, USA
26.2km (16.3 miles) I Oxford Mine (Oxford Mine and mill; Oxford lease and mill; Becky; Case and Myers; Mt. Holly; Gold Bluff; Good Hope; Good Hope Extension No. 2; Jefferson No. 2 claim; Milton claim), Downieville, Downieville District, Sierra Co., California, USA
26.8km (16.6 miles) J Sunset Mine (Sun Set Chrome Mine; Sugar Pine Chrome Mine), Hughes Mill, Forest Hill Divide area, Placer Co., California, USA
34.4km (21.4 miles) K Bunker Mine (Bunker Mines; Blue Bird Mine [1880's]; Bay Tree prospect; Sunnyside occurrence), Sage Hill, Michigan Bluff District (Michigan Bluff deposit), Placer Co., California, USA
42.1km (26.2 miles) L Gas Canyon claim, Todd Valley, Forest Hill District, Placer Co., California, USA
44.1km (27.4 miles) M Knoff Mine (Austin Mine; Ladue property; Federwitz; Knoff Austin; Bald Mountains), Volcanoville, Volcanoville District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
51.7km (32.1 miles) N Black Oak Mine [2] (Black Oak deposit; Cassiorina Mine; Cassiorini Mine), Georgetown, Georgetown District, East Segment Mother Lode, Mother Lode Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USA
59.6km (37.0 miles) O Newcastle, Ophir District (Auburn District; Duncan Hill District), Placer Co., California, USA
66.0km (41.0 miles) P Pillikin Mine area 5 (Placer Chrome Company workings; Placer Chrome Company Mine; Placer Chrome Mine), Pilliken Mine (Pillikin Mine; Pillikan Mine; Pilliken Chrome Mine), Flagstaff Hill, Salmon Falls District (Flagstaff Hill area), El Dorado Co., California, USA
67.3km (41.8 miles) Q Pilliken Mine (Pillikin Mine; Pillikan Mine; Pilliken Chrome Mine), Flagstaff Hill, Salmon Falls District (Flagstaff Hill area), El Dorado Co., California, USA
88.6km (55.1 miles) R Smith Mine, Latrobe, Latrobe District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
89.8km (55.8 miles) S Chaix Mine (Chaix prospect), Latrobe, Latrobe District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
110.7km (68.8 miles) T Jackson, Jackson-Plymouth District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
117.8km (73.2 miles) U Fields Mine, Chrome Mountain, Pardee District, Amador Co., California, USA
119.2km (74.1 miles) V Ward and Lyons Mine (White Hawk mining claim; Red Hawk Mine), Camp Pardee, Pardee District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
155.8km (96.8 miles) W Liberty Mine (McFall Mine), Mountain Top, French Creek District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
156.3km (97.1 miles) X Quigg Mine (Kahl Mine [1908]), Jamestown, Jamestown District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
156.5km (97.2 miles) Y Unnamed Cr occurrence [3], Mountain Top, French Creek District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
156.6km (97.3 miles) Z Bowie Estate Mine (J. W. Bowie claims), Mountain Top, French Creek District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
159.6km (99.1 miles) 0 Unnamed Cr occurrence (4), Clear Lake Oaks, Sulphur Creek District (Sulfur Creek District; Wilbur Springs District), Lake Co., California, USA
160.5km (99.7 miles) 1 Black Diamond Mine, Black Diamond group, Red Mountain, Coastal Range, Glenn Co., California, USA
160.5km (99.7 miles) 2 Mackey Mine, Stent, Jamestown District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
164.8km (102.4 miles) 3 McCormick Mine (McCormick property; Terry and Sell lease [WWI]), Yosemite Junction, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
173.9km (108.1 miles) 4 Buckhorn claim (Wildboar claim), Marsh Flats Chrome Associates properties, Moccasin Peak area, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
174.9km (108.7 miles) 5 Mum and Alice June Mine (Alice June claim; Mum claim; Mum Extension claim; Alice June Extension claim; Bud's Mine), Marsh Flats Chrome Associates properties, Moccasin Peak area, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
175.1km (108.8 miles) 6 North Elder Creek group (Joyce Mine; Hill Mine; Noble Electric Steel Company Mine; SW Hill Mine; Elder Creek Mine), Tehama Co., California, USA
175.2km (108.9 miles) 7 Bluepoint claim (Blue Point claim; Blue Point Mine), Marsh Flats Chrome Associates properties, Moccasin Peak area, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
182.1km (113.1 miles) 8 Jacksonville, Jacksonville District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
221.7km (137.8 miles) 9 Adobe Canyon group deposits (McGuire et al. deposits; McGuire Holbrook and Springer Lea; Southeast; Mountain View Mine; Mountain View claim; Gray Fox claim), Copper Mountain, Black Wonder District, Diablo Range, Stanislaus Co., California, USA
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