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Epidote from
New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

Locality type:Dam
Classification
Species:Epidote
Formula:{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pohl, D. et al. (1982): Ferroaxinite from New Melones Lake, Calaveras County, California, a remarkable new locality. Mineralogical Record 13 (5), 293-302
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Axinite-(Fe)14 photos of Epidote associated with Axinite-(Fe) at this locality.
Actinolite5 photos of Epidote associated with Actinolite at this locality.
Albite5 photos of Epidote associated with Albite at this locality.
Quartz4 photos of Epidote associated with Quartz at this locality.
Palygorskite2 photos of Epidote associated with Palygorskite at this locality.
Cleavelandite1 photo of Epidote associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epidote data
Locality Data:Click here to view New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Epidote
11.6km (7.2 miles) North Keystone Mine (Keystone Mine), Copperopolis Mines (Copperopolis group), Copperopolis, Foothill Copper Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
23.7km (14.8 miles) Unnamed Epidote occurrence [1], Esmeralda, Murphys Mining District (Esmeralda Mining District; Sperry Mining District), East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
31.3km (19.4 miles) Unnamed Epidote occurrence [1], Confidence, Soulsbyville & Confidence Mining District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
31.3km (19.4 miles) Sivori and Lucky Strike group (Hunch Lime Cap; Lucky Strike; Ironking; Mammoth; Little Wonder; Tungstar), Confidence, Soulsbyville & Confidence Mining District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
62.3km (38.7 miles) Moore Creek Mine (Moore Creek deposit; Bay Horse Mine; Whitehorse; White Horse Mine), Garnet Hill, Calaveras Co., California, USA
63.6km (39.5 miles) Miracle Mountain Mine, Garnet Hill, Calaveras Co., California, USA
63.6km (39.5 miles) Garnet Hill Mine (Rheona claim), Garnet Hill, Calaveras Co., California, USA
66.7km (41.5 miles) Blue Dipper Mine (Blue Dipper group), Trumbull Peak, Clearing House, Clearing House Mining District, East Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA
67.1km (41.7 miles) Blue Dipper group, Buena Vista, Mariposa Co., California, USA
73.4km (45.6 miles) Cosumnes Copper Mine, Coles Station, Fairplay Mining District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
 
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