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Spessartine 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:Spessartine
Formula:Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3
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.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Spessartine 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 Spessartine
4.6km (2.8 miles) A 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 District, San Diego Co., California, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) B 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) C Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.2km (13.1 miles) D San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.5km (13.4 miles) E Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) F Lithia Dike Mine (Lithia Dyke claim), Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
33.2km (20.6 miles) G Audrey Lynn Mine (Audrey Lynne Mine; Jumping Joe claims), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
34.7km (21.5 miles) H Prospect Mine (Prophet prospect; Prospect prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) I Coyote diggings, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
34.9km (21.7 miles) J Apollo Lode claim, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.1km (21.8 miles) K Equestrian prospect, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.2km (21.8 miles) L Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.4km (22.0 miles) M Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.5km (22.0 miles) N A.B.C. Mine (ABC Mine; Daggett & MacIntosh; Daggett group), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.5km (22.1 miles) O Little Three Mine area, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) P Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.7km (22.2 miles) Q 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) R Surprise Mine, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) S 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
37.8km (23.5 miles) T Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) U Anita Mine (Magee Mine; Magee & Dougherty Mine; Sage Mine), Red Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
38.6km (24.0 miles) V Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.7km (24.0 miles) W Pala Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) X 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
38.8km (24.1 miles) Y Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) Z Little Joe adit, Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
39.5km (24.5 miles) 0 Tourmaline Queen Mine (MS 6458; Queen mine; Tourmaline Queen group; Tourmaline Queen No. 1 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 2 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 3 claim), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
39.9km (24.8 miles) 1 Tourmaline King Mine (Gem claim; King mine; MS 4500; MS 4926; Schuyler mine; Wilke mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
65.6km (40.8 miles) 2 Southern Pacific Silica Quarry (Southern Pacific deposit; Nuevo Mine; Southern Pacific Quarry; S.P. Silica Quarry; S.P. Mine; Nuevo Quarry), Nuevo, Lakeview Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA
70.9km (44.1 miles) 3 Unnamed Piemontite occurrence [1] (San Gorgonio Pass), Whitewater (White Water), San Bernardino Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA
71.1km (44.2 miles) 4 Lake View prospect (Lakeview prospect), Lake Elsinore, Pinacate District, Riverside Co., California, USA
76.0km (47.2 miles) 5 Big Bullet Manganese claims (Big Bullett deposit; Big Bullett claims), Dos Palmas District, Orocopia Mts (Dos Palmas Mts), Riverside Co., California, USA
80.1km (49.8 miles) 6 Manganes prospect, Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, Jacumba Mts, San Diego Co., California, USA
80.5km (50.0 miles) 7 Beebe Hole Mine, Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, Jacumba Mts, San Diego Co., California, USA
80.6km (50.1 miles) 8 Pack Rat Mine, Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, Jacumba Mts, San Diego Co., California, USA
80.7km (50.1 miles) 9 Crystal Gem Mine (Crystal; Ruby deposit; Ruby group; Old School Mine), Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, Jacumba Mts, San Diego Co., California, USA
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