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

Locality type:Mine
Comments:Occurs as small grains in pegmatite with Andalusite.
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Heinrich, Eberhardt William (1950), Cordierite in pegmatite near Micanite, Colorado: American Mineralogist: 35: 178; Murdoch, Joseph (1936a), Andalusite in pegmatite: American Mineralogist: 21: 69; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 160; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 449.
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Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite 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 Cordierite
78.9km (49.0 miles) Red Boulder No. 1 prospect (Unnamed REE-U-Th occurrence [1]), One Hole Spring, Bighorn Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
82.8km (51.5 miles) Unnamed Radioactives prospect, Rock Corral, Landers, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
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