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Albite from
New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

Locality type:Dam
Classification
Species:Albite
Formula:Na(AlSi3O8)
Habit:euhedral twinned crystals - microscopic up to 2 cm
Colour:colorless
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pohl, D. et al. (1982): Ferroaxinite from New Melones Lake, Calaveras County, California, a remarkable new locality. Mineralogical Record 13 (5), 293-302
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Axinite-(Fe)12 photos of Albite associated with Axinite-(Fe) at this locality.
Epidote5 photos of Albite associated with Epidote at this locality.
Actinolite5 photos of Albite associated with Actinolite at this locality.
Chlorite Group2 photos of Albite associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Palygorskite1 photo of Albite associated with Palygorskite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Albite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Localities for Albite in this Region
Moccasin, New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Albite
6.7km (4.2 miles) Chileno Mine (Chilena), Carrington group (Bluett; Bluett and McCoddle; Stenchfield; Street Extension; Pine Tree; Last Chance A), Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) Norwegian Mine, Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) Stanislaus Mine, Carson Hill Gold Mining Company Mines (Carson Hill Mines), Melones, Carson Hill Mining District (Melones Mining District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
13.5km (8.4 miles) Utica Mine (Brown Mine; Brown claim; Little Nugget claim; Washington claim; Utica claim; Confidence claim; Stickle claim; Raspberry claim; Dead Horse claim; Jackson claim), Angels Camp, Angels Camp Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) Angels Mine (Big Mine; Southwell Mine; Fox; Valentine claims: Angels; Beda Blood; Billings; Crystal; Potter; Doctor Hill; Hennessy; McCormick; Minne; Oneida), Angels Camp, Angels Camp Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
31.4km (19.5 miles) McAlpine Mine, Peñon Blanco Peak, Coulterville Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
33.8km (21.0 miles) Oro Rico Mine (Penon Blanco Mine), Peñon Blanco Peak, Coulterville, Coulterville Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA
41.7km (25.9 miles) Gwin Mine (Paloma Mine; Gwin Extension No. 1 Mine), Paloma, Paloma Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
42.2km (26.2 miles) Campo Seco, Campo Seco Mining District, Foothill Copper Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
48.8km (30.3 miles) Big Lode Mine, Flyaway group, Buckhorn Peak, Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA
 
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