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Elbaite from
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 District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Elbaite
Formula:Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Ritchie, S. 2000. History of the Carmelita Gem Mine in the 20th Century. Southern California Gem Industries web publication: July.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz2 photos of Elbaite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Muscovite1 photo of Elbaite associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Elbaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 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 District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Elbaite
4.6km (2.8 miles) A Cryo-Genie Mine (Cindy B-Cryogenie claim; Lost Valley Truck Trail prospect), Warner Springs, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) B Blue Chihuahua Mine (Blue Dog), Iron Spring Mountain, Cooper Canyon District, Riverside Co., California, USA
11.5km (7.1 miles) C Mountain Lily Mine (Emeralite No. 2 claim; Gem Mine No. 1 claim; Ware mine), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District), San Diego Co., California, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) D Maple Lode Mine (Maple claim), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District), San Diego Co., California, USA
21.0km (13.1 miles) E Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) F Braye Mine (Bray Lode prospect; MS 4633), Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) G Trask mine, San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.2km (13.1 miles) H San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.5km (13.4 miles) I Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) J Green Ledge Mine (Green Ledge dike), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.1km (13.8 miles) K Cota Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.2km (13.8 miles) L Payne Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) M Trail Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
26.1km (16.2 miles) N Columbia Mine (April Fool claim; Belo Horizonte claim; California Gem Mine; Columbia Gem Mine; Desert Rose claim; San Jacinto Gem Mine; Discovery), Thomas Mountain, Thomas Mountain [town], Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) O Lithia Dike Mine (Lithia Dyke claim), Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) P Victor Mine (Big Buck mine; Big Buck prospect), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
30.9km (19.2 miles) Q Juan Diego Mine No. 1 (Juan Diego No. 1 deposit; Rainbow Mine; Rainbow prospects), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) R Fano Mine (Big Pink claim; Fano-Simmons Mine; Little Blue claim; MS 4800; Simmons Mine), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
33.2km (20.6 miles) S Schindler Mine (Beryl Crystal claims; Schindler claims; Silica Beryl claims; Silica Beryl group), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
35.2km (21.8 miles) T Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.4km (22.0 miles) U Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.5km (22.1 miles) V Little Three Mine area, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) W Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.7km (22.2 miles) X Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.9km (22.3 miles) Y Surprise Mine, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.3km (22.6 miles) Z Vanderberg Mine (MS 5391; Naylor Rock; Naylor-Vanderburg mine; Sickler group; Vandenburg mine; Vanderburg mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) 0 White Queen Mine (Queen mine; White Queen prospect), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) 1 Hiriart Mine (MS 5391), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) 2 Upper Elizabeth R. Mine (Elizabeth R. Mine [original]), Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) 3 Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) 4 Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) 5 Anita Mine (Magee Mine; Magee & Dougherty Mine; Sage Mine), Red Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
38.6km (24.0 miles) 6 Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.7km (24.0 miles) 7 Pala Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.7km (24.0 miles) 8 North Douglass prospect, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) 9 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 District, San Diego Co., California, USA
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