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Montmorillonite from
Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Montmorillonite
Formula:(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:www.gemandmineral.com/stewartmine.html.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cleavelandite6 photos of Montmorillonite associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Lepidolite6 photos of Montmorillonite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Elbaite5 photos of Montmorillonite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Montmorillonite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Rubellite2 photos of Montmorillonite associated with Rubellite at this locality.
Morganite1 photo of Montmorillonite associated with Morganite at this locality.
Kaolinite1 photo of Montmorillonite associated with Kaolinite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Montmorillonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Localities for Montmorillonite in this Region
Little Joe adit, Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Little Joe No. 2 adit (Joe 2 adit; Little Joe II adit), Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Montmorillonite
0.2km (0.2 miles) Little Joe No. 2 adit (Joe 2 adit; Little Joe II adit), Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.3km (0.2 miles) Little Joe adit, Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) Tourmaline Queen Mine (MS 6458; Queen mine; Tourmaline Queen group; Tourmaline Queen No. 1 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 2 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 3 claim), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.2km (0.8 miles) Chief Extension prospects, Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.4km (0.8 miles) Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.4km (0.9 miles) Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) Tourmaline King Mine (Gem claim; King mine; MS 4500; MS 4926; Schuyler mine; Wilke mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
31.0km (19.2 miles) Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) Anita Mine (Magee Mine; Magee & Dougherty Mine; Sage Mine), Red Mountain, Cahuilla Mining District, Riverside Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) Carmelita Mine (Big Spring mine; Blue Gem claim; Crest Gem mine; Elinor deposit; Elinor mine; Estudillo mine; French Pete mine; MS 6130; Peter Cabat mine), Chihuahua Valley, Warner Springs Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
 
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