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Magnesite from
Hemet Magnesite Mine (Hemet Magnesite property), Winchester, Menifee Mining District (Auld Mining District), Riverside Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Magnesite
Formula:MgCO3
Comments:Occurs as a large deposit.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hess, Frank L. (1908b), The magnesite deposits of California: USS Bulletin 355, 67 pp.: 38; Murdoch, Joseph (1936a), Andalusite in pegmatite: American Mineralogist: 21: 68; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 74, 249; Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1945), Mineral resources of Riverside County: California Division Mines Report 41: 145; Saul, R.B., Evans, J.R., and Gray, C.H. (1970) Mines and mineral resources of Riverside County. California Division of Mines and Geology County Report 9. Unpublished manuscript: 888; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 204.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Antigorite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Magnesite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hemet Magnesite Mine (Hemet Magnesite property), Winchester, Menifee Mining District (Auld Mining District), Riverside Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Magnesite
1.7km (1.0 miles) Nichols Magnesite deposit, Hemet, Riverside Co., California, USA
7.0km (4.4 miles) Hemet Magnesite Mine (Hemet Mine), Hemet, Riverside Co., California, USA
32.3km (20.1 miles) Metropolitan Portal rock stockpile, Cabazon, Riverside Co., California, USA
49.1km (30.5 miles) Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
52.3km (32.5 miles) Jensen Quarry (Oak Quarry), Jurupa Mountains, Jurupa Valley, Riverside Co., California, USA
57.5km (35.7 miles) Sugar Loaf Mountain prospect, Woodlands (Erwin Lake), Baldwin Lake District, San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
92.0km (57.1 miles) Heath Canyon occurrences, Wrightwood, San Gabriel Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
 
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