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Calcite from
Houselog Creek, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA

Locality type:Creek
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:One broken geode containing nice, but smaller rhombs of calcite, was found in the road below one of the digging areas.
Habit:rhombohedral crystals
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Jim Hall 2009
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Houselog Creek, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
32.2km (20.0 miles) A Del Norte Thunder-egg Beds, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
34.2km (21.3 miles) B Iron Hill (Iron Hill carbonatite complex), White Earth District (Powderhorn District), Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
34.9km (21.7 miles) C Empress Josephine Mine (Empress Josephine claim; Boss Mammoth claim), Bonanza, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) D E D Shaft, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
35.8km (22.2 miles) E Wheel of Fortune Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
35.8km (22.2 miles) F Wide Awake Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
35.8km (22.2 miles) G Liberty Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
36.3km (22.6 miles) H Hortense Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) I Exchequer Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
37.1km (23.0 miles) J Rawley Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
39.1km (24.3 miles) K Antoro Mine, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
44.4km (27.6 miles) L Alder Creek, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
50.4km (31.3 miles) M Colorado Fluorspar Company Mine, Wagon Wheel Gap, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
50.6km (31.5 miles) N Commodore Mine, Amethyst vein, Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
50.8km (31.5 miles) O Equity Mine, Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
51.9km (32.2 miles) P Bulldog Mountain Mine (Bulldog Mountain operation), Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
54.0km (33.5 miles) Q Orient Iron Mine (Caesar; MS 11400; Valley View; MS 8940; Vivia B.; MS 4988; Runaway; MS 1539; Prospector; MS 1505; Villa Grove), Orient District, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
54.1km (33.6 miles) R Monon Mine (Monon Hill Mine), Creede District, Mineral Co., Colorado, USA
54.1km (33.6 miles) S Madonna Mine, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
54.6km (33.9 miles) T Paymaster Mine, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
54.6km (33.9 miles) U Hawkeye Mine, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
55.2km (34.3 miles) V West Point, Tomichi District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.2km (34.3 miles) W Ingersoll Mine, Monarch Hill, Garfield, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
55.3km (34.3 miles) X North Star Mine, Tomichi District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.3km (34.3 miles) Y Congress Tunnel Occurrence, Tomichi District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.3km (34.3 miles) Z Iron King, Tomichi District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.3km (34.3 miles) 0 David H Shaft, Tomichi District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.5km (34.5 miles) 1 April Fool Mine, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
55.6km (34.5 miles) 2 Evening Star Mine, Monarch Hill, Garfield, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
55.7km (34.6 miles) 3 Denver City Mine (MS 11792; Patented Claim: Denver City), Green Mountain (Iris) District, Saguache Co., Colorado, USA
55.8km (34.7 miles) 4 Green Mountain District (Gold Basin District), Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.8km (34.7 miles) 5 Akron Victor Morning Star Mines, Tomichi District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.8km (34.7 miles) 6 Erie Mine (Eureka), Tomichi District, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
55.8km (34.7 miles) 7 Marshall tunnel, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
56.3km (35.0 miles) 8 Delaware, Monarch District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
56.7km (35.3 miles) 9 Unnamed Fluorspar Deposit (MRDS - 10090937), Poncha Springs Area, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
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