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Anatase from
California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Mine; Benitoite Mine; Benitoite Gem Mine; Gem Mine), Dallas Gem Mine area, San Benito River headwaters area, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

Classification
Species:Anatase
Comments:Occurs as a few minute pale brown crystals inn the benitoite vein.
Colour:Pale brown
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Louderback, George Davis & Walter C. Blasdale (1909), Benitoite, its mineralogy, paragenesis and mode of occurrence: University of California, Department of Geological Sciences Bulletin: 5: 380; Palache, Charles & William Frederick Foshag (1932), The chemical nature of joaquinite: American Mineralogist: 17: 308-312; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 72.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Benitoite
Chalcocite
Joaquinite-(Ce)
Jonesite
Natrolite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Anatase data
Locality Data:Click here to view California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Mine; Benitoite Mine; Benitoite Gem Mine; Gem Mine), Dallas Gem Mine area, San Benito River headwaters area, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Anatase
186.8km (116.1 miles) A Sharon Park Drive outcrop, Sharon Heights, Menlo Park, San Mateo Co., California, USA
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