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Andesine from
Monte Cristo Mine (West Vein lease), Monte Cristo Canyon, Acton, Acton District, San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Albite var: Andesine
Formula:(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Comments:Occurs as lath-shaped crystals to several cm hosted in anorthosite.
Habit:Lath-like
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 36-37; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 361.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Andesine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Monte Cristo Mine (West Vein lease), Monte Cristo Canyon, Acton, Acton District, San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Andesine
27.7km (17.2 miles) Soledad Canyon - Sand Canyon area, Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
42.8km (26.6 miles) San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
71.4km (44.4 miles) Henshaw Quarry, Bloomington, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
74.2km (46.1 miles) Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
 
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