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Elbaite from
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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Elbaite
Formula:Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Fisher, J. (2002), Gem and rare-element pegmatites of southern California. Mineralogical Record, Vol. 33: p. 381.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Lepidolite29 photos of Elbaite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Quartz25 photos of Elbaite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Cleavelandite15 photos of Elbaite associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Morganite13 photos of Elbaite associated with Morganite at this locality.
Lithium Quartz1 photo of Elbaite associated with Lithium Quartz at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Elbaite associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Elbaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view 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
Nearest other occurrences of Elbaite
0.4km (0.3 miles) A 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
1.3km (0.8 miles) B North Douglass prospect, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) C 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
1.5km (0.9 miles) D Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) E Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) F Pala Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.0km (1.3 miles) G Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) H Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) I 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
3.7km (2.3 miles) J 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
3.8km (2.4 miles) K 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
3.8km (2.4 miles) L Hiriart Mine (MS 5391), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) M Victor Mine (Big Buck mine; Big Buck prospect), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon District, San Diego Co., California, USA
29.1km (18.1 miles) N 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
29.5km (18.4 miles) O Maple Lode Mine (Maple claim), Aguanga Mountain, Oak Grove, Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District), San Diego Co., California, USA
30.4km (18.9 miles) P Trail Mine, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
31.7km (19.7 miles) Q Payne Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
31.8km (19.7 miles) R Green Ledge Mine (Green Ledge dike), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.1km (19.9 miles) S Braye Mine (Bray Lode prospect; MS 4633), Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.1km (20.0 miles) T Cota Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.4km (20.1 miles) U Trask mine, San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.4km (20.2 miles) V Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.6km (20.3 miles) W San Diego Mine (K. C. Naylor mine), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
32.8km (20.4 miles) X Mesa Grande Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
33.2km (20.7 miles) Y Anita Mine (Magee Mine; Magee & Dougherty Mine; Sage Mine), Red Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
34.1km (21.2 miles) Z Juan Diego Mine No. 1 (Juan Diego No. 1 deposit; Rainbow Mine; Rainbow prospects), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
34.2km (21.2 miles) 0 Lithia Dike Mine (Lithia Dyke claim), Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
35.8km (22.3 miles) 1 Fano Mine (Big Pink claim; Fano-Simmons Mine; Little Blue claim; MS 4800; Simmons Mine), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
36.2km (22.5 miles) 2 Schindler Mine (Beryl Crystal claims; Schindler claims; Silica Beryl claims; Silica Beryl group), Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA
37.2km (23.1 miles) 3 Blue Chihuahua Mine (Blue Dog), Iron Spring Mountain, Cooper Canyon District, Riverside Co., California, USA
39.9km (24.8 miles) 4 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
41.3km (25.7 miles) 5 Cryo-Genie Mine (Cindy B-Cryogenie claim; Lost Valley Truck Trail prospect), Warner Springs, Warner Springs District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.0km (28.0 miles) 6 Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.2km (28.1 miles) 7 Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.3km (28.1 miles) 8 Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.3km (28.2 miles) 9 Little Three Mine area, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
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