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Chrysocolla from
Blue Bell Mine (Hard Luck Mine), Zzyzx (Fort Soda; Soda; Soda Springs; Zzyzx Mineral Spring Resort), Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Chrysocolla
Formula:Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Comments:Abundant.
Colour:Pale blue
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 49): 49(1-2): 64; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 514; Maynard, M. F. (editor) (1984), The Blue Bell Claims San Bernardino County, California, San Bernardino County Museum, pp. 61; American Mineralogist (2009): 94: 1198–1204; Mills, S. J., Kampf, A. R., Kolitsch, U., Housley, R. M. & Raudsepp, M. (2010) The crystal chemistry and crystal structure of kuksite, Pb3Zn3Te6+P2O14, and a note on the crystal structure of yafsoanite, (Ca,Pb)3Zn(TeO6)2. American Mineralogist, 95(7), 933–938.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Dioptase
Malachite
Plumbophyllite
Plumbotsumite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dioptase2 photos of Chrysocolla associated with Dioptase at this locality.
Kettnerite1 photo of Chrysocolla associated with Kettnerite at this locality.
Fluorapatite1 photo of Chrysocolla associated with Fluorapatite at this locality.
Vauquelinite1 photo of Chrysocolla associated with Vauquelinite at this locality.
Hemimorphite1 photo of Chrysocolla associated with Hemimorphite at this locality.
Fornacite1 photo of Chrysocolla associated with Fornacite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chrysocolla data
Locality Data:Click here to view Blue Bell Mine (Hard Luck Mine), Zzyzx (Fort Soda; Soda; Soda Springs; Zzyzx Mineral Spring Resort), Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chrysocolla
10.0km (6.2 miles) SW cut, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
10.2km (6.3 miles) Ridge Ledge prospect, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
10.2km (6.3 miles) Library Mine, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
10.3km (6.4 miles) Bird Nest drift, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
10.4km (6.5 miles) Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
10.5km (6.5 miles) Aga Mine, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
10.9km (6.8 miles) NE2 vein, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
42.5km (26.4 miles) Old Dominion Mine, Broadwell Lake, Cady Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
42.9km (26.7 miles) Alvord Mine, Alvord Peak, Alvord District, Alvord Mountain, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
59.4km (36.9 miles) Mohawk Mine (Clark Station Mine; Pactolus Mine; Wilshire prospect), Mohawk Hill, Clark Mountain District (Clark District), Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range), San Bernardino Co., California, USA
 
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