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Schorl from
Homestake Pass, Boulder Batholith, Jefferson Co., Montana, USA

Locality type:Pass
Classification
Species:Schorl
Formula:Na(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Comments:Crystals up to 5cm
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:van Laer, W.C. (1979) Tourmalines of the Homestake Pass. Lapidary Journal, 33, 58-64.

Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals, 87(3), 208-240.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Phenakite4 photos of Schorl associated with Phenakite at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Schorl associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schorl data
Locality Data:Click here to view Homestake Pass, Boulder Batholith, Jefferson Co., Montana, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (3 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Schorl
7.8km (4.8 miles) Pohndorf Mine (Pondorff Mine), Toll Mountain, Boulder Batholith, Jefferson Co., Montana, USA
8.6km (5.3 miles) Beehive #1 pegmatite, Goldflint Mountain, Boulder Batholith, Jefferson Co., Montana, USA
11.6km (7.2 miles) Railroad Cut, Delmoe Lake Road occurrences, Pipestone Mining District, Jefferson Co., Montana, USA
12.5km (7.8 miles) Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District), Butte-Silver Bow (Butte; Silver Bow Co.), Montana, USA
48.1km (29.9 miles) PC Mine (P.C. Crystal Mine; Penn placer), Cataract Mining District (Comet Mining District; Basin Mining District), Jefferson Co., Montana, USA
54.4km (33.8 miles) Sappington deposit (Sappington pegmatite), Madison Co., Montana, USA
54.6km (33.9 miles) Montana Tunnels Mine (Part of Corbin Copper Claims), Colorado Mining District (Prickly Pear Mining District; Corbin Mining District), Jefferson Co., Montana, USA
74.2km (46.1 miles) Dumortierite Pegmatite Locality (MRDS - 10019821), Ruby Range, Madison Co., Montana, USA
80.0km (49.7 miles) Stone Creek pegmatite, Ruby Range, Madison Co., Montana, USA
91.7km (57.0 miles) Camp Creek Corundum Occurrence, Ruby Range, Beaverhead Co., Montana, USA
 
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