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Rutile from
Champion Mine (White Mountain Mine; Jeffrey Mine; Diaspore; Vulcanus; Black Eagle; Champion Sillimanite Mine; Champion Andalusite Mine; Vulcanite Mine; Vulcanite & Vulcanus No. 156; Black Eagle & Vulcanus Nos. 8 and 9 No. 157), White Mountain Peak, White Mountains, Mono Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Rutile
Formula:TiO2
Comments:Occurs as abundant minute specks in andalusite; crystals to 3 mm common.
Colour:Wine-red to red-brown
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 872; Peck, Albert B. (1924), Note on andalusite from California: a new use and some thermal properties: American Mineralogist: 9: 123-129; […California Mining Bureau. Report 20: 149-154 (1924)]; Kerr, Paul Francis (1932), Occurrence of andalusite and related minerals at White Mountain, California: Economic Geology: 27: 627; Wise, W. S. (1977): Mineralogy of the Champion mine White Mountains, California. Mineralogical Record: 8: 478-486; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 169.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Andalusite
Augelite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrophyllite22 photos of Rutile associated with Pyrophyllite at this locality.
Woodhouseite2 photos of Rutile associated with Woodhouseite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rutile data
Locality Data:Click here to view Champion Mine (White Mountain Mine; Jeffrey Mine; Diaspore; Vulcanus; Black Eagle; Champion Sillimanite Mine; Champion Andalusite Mine; Vulcanite Mine; Vulcanite & Vulcanus No. 156; Black Eagle & Vulcanus Nos. 8 and 9 No. 157), White Mountain Peak, White Mountains, Mono Co., California, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (52 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Rutile
97.1km (60.3 miles) Combination Mine, Goldfield Mining District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA
98.0km (60.9 miles) Florence Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield Mining District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA
 
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