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Epidote from
McFall Mine, Ramona area, Ramona, San Diego County, California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Epidote
Formula:{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Comments:Occurs as transparent, gem-quality crystals.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp.: 99; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 177.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Epidote associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Epidote data
Locality Data:Click here to view McFall Mine, Ramona area, Ramona, San Diego County, California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Epidote
7.9km (4.9 miles) Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) El Capitan Quarry, Lakeside, San Diego County, California, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Old Hag prospect No. 1, Van Dam Peak, Poway, San Diego County, California, USA
26.7km (16.6 miles) Old Hag prospect #2, Van Dam Peak, Poway, San Diego County, California, USA
31.4km (19.5 miles) Mason Valley Gem claim, Mason Valley, Banner Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
31.9km (19.9 miles) Sundown Mine, Mt Laguna, Laguna Mountains, San Diego County, California, USA
33.4km (20.8 miles) Clark Mine, Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) Victor Mine (Big Buck mine; Big Buck prospect), Rincon Mountain, Rincon, Rincon Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
35.4km (22.0 miles) Smitty prospect, Banner, Banner Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
 
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