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Steatite from
Talc City Mine (Inyo Talc Co. Mine; Sierra Talc and Clay Co.; Simonds Mine; Simonds deposit), Eagle Point, Talc City Mining District, Talc City Hills, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Talc var: Steatite
Formula:Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Comments:Nearly pure talc.
Colour:Pale green to dull white
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): 114-117, 119-121; Page, Benjamin Markham (1951), Talc deposits of steatite grade, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 8, 35 pp.: 13-22, 29-30; Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 67-72; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 80; Wright, L.A. (1966) Talc and soapstone. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 191: 414-420.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Steatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Talc City Mine (Inyo Talc Co. Mine; Sierra Talc and Clay Co.; Simonds Mine; Simonds deposit), Eagle Point, Talc City Mining District, Talc City Hills, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Steatite
59.0km (36.7 miles) Eleanor Mine (Eleanor Talc claim), Willow Creek Camp, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
60.8km (37.8 miles) White Eagle Mine (White Eagle Talc Mine; Huntley Mine), Willow Creek Camp, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
63.2km (39.3 miles) Willow Creek Talc Mine (Willow Creek Mine), Willow Creek Camp, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
 
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