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Muscovite 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:Muscovite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: 40, 55-56; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 179.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Albite
Lepidolite
Microlite Group
Quartz
Tourmaline
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Almandine-Spessartine Series1 photo of Muscovite associated with Almandine-Spessartine Series at this locality.
Cleavelandite1 photo of Muscovite associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Muscovite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite 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
Localities for Muscovite in this Region
Emerald prospects (Upper Queen prospects), 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 Muscovite
0.0km (0.0 miles) A Ed Fletcher Jr. Mine (Ed Fletcher mine; MS 4886), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) B Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.3km (0.2 miles) C White Cloud Mine (Buster Brown mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.4km (0.3 miles) D 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
0.5km (0.3 miles) E Queen Extension prospects, 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
0.7km (0.4 miles) F Pala View Mine (Sholder-Trotter mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) G Pala King prospect (Spring Bank prospect; Tourmaline Queen group; Wedge prospect), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) H North Star mine, Green Cabin Mine (F. A. Salmons claim; Frank A. Salmons mine; Tourmaline Queen group), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) I Homestake prospect (Home Stake prospect; Tourmaline Queen group), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.2km (0.8 miles) J Gem Star Mine (Gem Lepidolite mine; Labaugh mine; Loughbaugh mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) K North Douglass prospect, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) L 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
1.3km (0.8 miles) M 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) N 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) O Douglass Extension prospect, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.6km (1.0 miles) P Douglass Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.7km (1.1 miles) Q Lower Salmons View prospect, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.7km (1.1 miles) R Upper Salmons View prospect, Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.0km (1.3 miles) S Chief Extension prospects, Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.0km (1.3 miles) T 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) U Poison Oak prospects, Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) V Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) W Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) X Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View Mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Y Meadow prospects, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.2km (1.3 miles) Z Olla prospect, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) 0 North End prospects, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) 1 Butterfly prospect, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) 2 Redwing prospects (Redlands prospects; Redwings prospects), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) 3 Jackpot Tunnel prospect (Butterfly prospect), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.5km (1.5 miles) 4 Snipe prospect (Spar King deposit), Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) 5 Little Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) 6 Little Chief prospects, Little Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) 7 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
3.5km (2.2 miles) 8 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
3.7km (2.3 miles) 9 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
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