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Stibiotantalite from
Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Stibiotantalite
Formula:Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Fisher, J., E. E. Foord, and G. A. Bricker, 1999. The geology, mineralogy, and history of the Himalaya mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego County, California. California Geology 52(1):3-18.; Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 458-466; Jesse Fisher (2011) Mines and Minerals of the Southern California Pegmatite Province. Rocks & Minerals 86:14-34.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Elbaite3 photos of Stibiotantalite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Lepidolite3 photos of Stibiotantalite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Tourmaline2 photos of Stibiotantalite associated with Tourmaline at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Stibiotantalite associated with Albite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Stibiotantalite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Rynersonite1 photo of Stibiotantalite associated with Rynersonite at this locality.
Microlite Group1 photo of Stibiotantalite associated with Microlite Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Stibiotantalite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Stibiotantalite
0.1km (0.1 miles) A Trask mine, San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) B San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
16.9km (10.5 miles) C Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
17.1km (10.7 miles) D Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) E Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
18.5km (11.5 miles) F Cryo-Genie Mine (Cindy B-Cryogenie claim; Lost Valley Truck Trail prospect), Warner Springs, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
21.0km (13.1 miles) G 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
28.7km (17.8 miles) H 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
28.8km (17.9 miles) I Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.0km (18.0 miles) J 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
31.0km (19.2 miles) K Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
38.9km (24.2 miles) L Williamson Mine (Coahuila Brave claim; Williamson Silica Mine), Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
107.8km (67.0 miles) M Jensen Quarry (Oak Quarry), Jurupa Mts, Jurupa Valley, Riverside Co., California, USA
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