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Caledonite from
Cerro Gordo Mine, Cerro Gordo, Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Caledonite
Formula:Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Colour:Bright green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Raymond, Rossiter Worthington (1869), The mines of the West, Report to the Secretary of the Treasury, 256 pp., New York: 29; Rogers, Austin Flint (1901), Mineralogical notes: American Journal of Science, 4th. Series: 12: 46; Eakle, Arthur Starr (1908), Notes on some California minerals: University of California, Department of Geological Science Bulletin: 5: 228; Guild, Frank Nelson (1911), Mineralogische Notizen: Zeitschr. Kristallographie, Band 49: 330; Merriam, Charles Warren (1963), Geology of the Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 408, 83 pp.: 43; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 234, 298, 299.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Brochantite
Leadhillite
Linarite
Wulfenite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Caledonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cerro Gordo Mine, Cerro Gordo, Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Caledonite
14.8km (9.2 miles) Santa Rosa Mine (Lee-Santa Rosa Mine; Santa Rosa Mines), Malpais Mesa, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
23.0km (14.3 miles) Monster Mine, Keynot Peak, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
29.8km (18.5 miles) Ubehebe Mine [1](Copper Bell Mine; Ubehebe Lead Mine), Teakettle Junction, Ubehebe Mining District, Cottonwood Mts, Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
33.2km (20.6 miles) Reward Mine (Brown Monster Mine; Ruth; Hirsch and Telescope group; Brown Monster-Reward; Graham-Jones; Eclipse; Golden West claims; Hidden Treasure group; F. D. Roosevelt claims), Reward, Russ Mining District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) Thompson Mine, Darwin Mine (Anaconda; Bernon Mine; Defiance Mine; Essex Mine; Independence Mine; Intermediate Mine; Rip Van Winkle Mine; Thompson Mine), Darwin, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
34.2km (21.2 miles) Wonder Mine (Wonder prospect; Wallace Wonder Mine; Wonder No 1), Ophir Mountain, Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
35.7km (22.2 miles) Empress Mine, Zinc Hill, Zinc Hill Mining District, Argus Mts (Argus Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
36.2km (22.5 miles) Darwin Mining District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
37.8km (23.5 miles) Big Four Mine (War Eagle; Perry Lead Mine), Panamint Butte, Cottonwood Mts, Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
44.0km (27.3 miles) Defense Mine, Lookout City, Lookout Mining District (Modoc Mining District), Argus Mts (Argus Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
 
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