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Elbaite from
Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Elbaite
Formula:Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Min.Rec.:20(5):399. / Foord, E.E. (1977): Famous mineral localities. The Himalaya Dike System. Mineralogical Record 8, 461-475; Jesse Fisher (2011) Mines and Minerals of the Southern California Pegmatite Province. Rocks & Minerals 86:14-34.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Lepidolite142 photos of Elbaite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Cleavelandite86 photos of Elbaite associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Quartz74 photos of Elbaite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Microcline33 photos of Elbaite associated with Microcline at this locality.
Stilbite subgroup33 photos of Elbaite associated with Stilbite subgroup at this locality.
Smoky Quartz23 photos of Elbaite associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Albite21 photos of Elbaite associated with Albite at this locality.
Feldspar Group8 photos of Elbaite associated with Feldspar Group at this locality.
Cookeite7 photos of Elbaite associated with Cookeite at this locality.
Muscovite4 photos of Elbaite associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Elbaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Localities for Elbaite in this Region
Braye Mine (Bray Lode prospect; MS 4633), Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Elbaite
0.1km (0.1 miles) Trask mine, San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.4km (0.2 miles) Braye Mine (Bray Lode prospect; MS 4633), Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Green Ledge Mine (Green Ledge dike), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Cota Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) Payne Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) Trail Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
12.8km (8.0 miles) Maple Lode Mine (Maple claim), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain Mining District (Smith Mountain Mining District), San Diego Co., California, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) Mountain Lily Mine (Emeralite No. 2 claim; Gem Mine No. 1 claim; Ware mine), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain Mining District (Smith Mountain Mining District), San Diego Co., California, USA
 
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