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

Locality type:Dam
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:The Mineralogical Record, Vol. 13, #5, pages 293-302.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Axinite-(Fe)1 photo of Pyrite associated with Axinite-(Fe) at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Localities for Pyrite in this Region
Moccasin, New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
4.1km (2.5 miles) Josephine Mine (Old Mountain Top), Mountain Top, French Creek Mining District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) Table Mountain Mine [1], Sugarloaf Mountain, Foothill Copper Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Patsy Bob Mine (Patsy Rob; Rio Vista), Melones, Carson Hill Mining District (Melones Mining District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) Bown Mine (Brown Mine), Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) Rawhide Mine (Rawhide deposit; Paducah), Jamestown Mine (Jamestown group), Jamestown, Jamestown District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) Chileno Mine (Chilena), Carrington group (Bluett; Bluett and McCoddle; Stenchfield; Street Extension; Pine Tree; Last Chance A), Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Gross and Street (Gross Consolidated claim; Shaw and Schollar claim; Street claim), Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Red Cross Placer Mine (Omega; Omega Table Mountain Gravel), Jamestown, Jamestown District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
7.2km (4.4 miles) Arbona Mine (Arborn Mine), Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) Norwegian Mine, Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
 
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