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Morganite 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:Beryl var: Morganite
Formula:Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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:
Muscovite2 photos of Morganite associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Morganite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Lithiophilite1 photo of Morganite associated with Lithiophilite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Morganite 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 Morganite
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
4.6km (2.8 miles) B 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 (7.1 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
12.9km (8.0 miles) D 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
21.5km (13.4 miles) F Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.1km (13.8 miles) G Cota Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.3km (13.8 miles) H Esmeralda Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
22.4km (13.9 miles) I Trail Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) J Lithia Dike Mine (Lithia Dyke claim), Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) K Clark Mine, Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
28.9km (18.0 miles) L Victor Mine (Big Buck mine; Big Buck prospect), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.0km (18.0 miles) M Mack Mine (John Mac mine; Mac mine; San Luis Rey claim), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.4km (22.0 miles) N Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
35.5km (22.0 miles) O A.B.C. Mine (ABC Mine; Daggett & MacIntosh; Daggett group), 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
35.9km (22.3 miles) Q Surprise Mine, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.3km (22.6 miles) R 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) 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
36.5km (22.7 miles) T San Pedro Mine (Pedro mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.7km (22.8 miles) U Sempe Mine (Sempa mine; Senpa mine; Senpe mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.9km (22.9 miles) V Katerina Mine (Ashley mine; Caterina mine; Catherin mine; Catherina mine; Katrina mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
36.9km (22.9 miles) W Anita Mine (MS 6859), 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) X 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) Y Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View Mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) Z Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) 0 Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
37.9km (23.5 miles) 1 Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.8km (24.1 miles) 2 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) 3 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) 4 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
80.5km (50.0 miles) 5 Beebe Hole Mine, Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain), Jacumba, Jacumba District, Jacumba Mts, San Diego Co., California, USA
80.7km (50.1 miles) 6 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
213.0km (132.3 miles) 7 Delicias Mine, Rancho Los Pocitos, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, Mexico
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