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Lithiophilite from
Custer Mountain lode (Snookum mine), Custer, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA

Locality type:Lode
Classification
Species:Lithiophilite
Formula:LiMn2+PO4
Comments:Lithiophilite from this locality has Mn/Mn + Fe = 0.71-0.74 (Moore, 2000).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lithiophilite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Custer Mountain lode (Snookum mine), Custer, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Lithiophilite
3.1km (1.9 miles) Earl Lode, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) Tillison's Mine, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
8.1km (5.1 miles) Old Mike mine (Great Northern; Old Mike M.S.2212), Custer, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
8.9km (5.5 miles) Soda Spar pegmatite (Mountain Lion Mine), Glendale, Keystone Mining District, Pennington Co., South Dakota, USA
9.1km (5.6 miles) Ross Mine (Highland lode; John Ross Mine), Berne, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
9.4km (5.8 miles) Tip Top Mine (Tip Top pegmatite), Fourmile, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
11.0km (6.8 miles) Eruption Lode (Volcano Lode), Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
11.2km (7.0 miles) Corky Claim, Unorganized mining district [1], Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
11.4km (7.1 miles) Highview Prospect, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
12.0km (7.4 miles) Louise & Hunter Claim (Hunter and Louise Spodumene Dike), Oreville Mining District, Pennington Co., South Dakota, USA
 
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