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Oligoclase from
Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA

Locality type:Mountain
Classification
Species:Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula:(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Jahns, Richard Henry & Wright, Lauren A. (1951), Gem and lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala district, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines Special Report 7-A: p. 31.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Oligoclase data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Oligoclase
63.2km (39.3 miles) Cajalco Mine (Cajalco Tin Mine; Cajalco Dumortierite occurrence), El Cerrito, Riverside Co., California, USA
75.4km (46.9 miles) Wet Weather Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
76.2km (47.3 miles) Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
78.8km (49.0 miles) Henshaw Quarry, Bloomington, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
 
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