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Muscovite 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 Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Muscovite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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:
Morganite2 photos of Muscovite associated with Morganite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Muscovite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Lithiophilite1 photo of Muscovite associated with Lithiophilite at this locality.
Elbaite1 photo of Muscovite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite 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 Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Muscovite
2.3km (1.4 miles) Donna prospects (Donna Lode; LVSEC2 claim; Sunset mine; The Donna Mine claim), Warner Springs, Warner Springs Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
4.6km (2.8 miles) Cryo-Genie Mine (Cindy B-Cryogenie claim; Lost Valley Truck Trail prospect), Warner Springs, Warner Springs Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
4.6km (2.8 miles) Blue Lady Mine (Blue Tourmaline claim; Blue Bell deposit; Blue Bell mine; Exposition claim; Panama claim; San Diego claim; San Diego group), Chihuahua Valley, Warner Springs Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Blue Chihuahua Mine (Blue Dog), Iron Spring Mountain, Cooper Canyon Mining District, Riverside Co., California, USA
10.0km (6.2 miles) Carlsbad Mines (Carlsbad deposit; Carlsbad group), Lost Valley, Warner Springs Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
11.5km (7.1 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 County, California, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) Maple Lode Mine (Maple claim), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain Mining District (Smith Mountain Mining District), San Diego County, California, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain Mining District (Smith Mountain Mining District), San Diego County, California, USA
21.0km (13.1 miles) Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
21.1km (13.1 miles) Braye Mine (Bray Lode prospect; MS 4633), Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
 
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