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

Locality type:Dam
Classification
Species:Palygorskite
Formula:(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Habit:gel-like
Colour:palebrown to orange
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:
Epidote2 photos of Palygorskite associated with Epidote at this locality.
Axinite-(Fe)1 photo of Palygorskite associated with Axinite-(Fe) at this locality.
Actinolite1 photo of Palygorskite associated with Actinolite at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Palygorskite associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Palygorskite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
 
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