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Petzite from
Ford Mine (Apex Mine), San Andreas, San Andreas Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Petzite
Formula:Ag3AuTe2
Comments:Occurs in the main vein.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Storms, William H. (1899), Characteristic gold mines of the California gold belt: Mining and Scientific Press: 79: 108; Ransome, Frederick Leslie (1900), Description of the Mother Lode district, California: USGS Geol. Atlas, Mother Lode (No. 63), 11 pp.: 9; Knopf, Adolf (1929), The Mother Lode system of California: USGS Professional Paper 157, 88 pp.: 39; Clark, Wm. B. & P.A. Lydon (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Calaveras County, California: California Division of Mines & Geology County Report 2; [… Geological Society of America Proceedings, 1933: 312-313, 1934]: 51; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 286; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 109.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Hessite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Petzite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ford Mine (Apex Mine), San Andreas, San Andreas Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Petzite
14.7km (9.2 miles) French and Wood Mine (French & Wood Mine; Frenchwood Mine), Altaville, Angels Camp Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
23.5km (14.6 miles) Carson Hill, Carson Hill Mining District (Melones Mining District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
24.2km (15.1 miles) Stanislaus Mine, Carson Hill Gold Mining Company Mines (Carson Hill Mines), Melones, Carson Hill Mining District (Melones Mining District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
24.8km (15.4 miles) Melones Mine, Carson Hill Gold Mining Company Mines (Carson Hill Mines), Melones, Carson Hill Mining District (Melones Mining District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
25.1km (15.6 miles) Collier Mine (Blood Mine; Sandwich Mine), Murphys, Murphys Mining District (Esmeralda Mining District; Sperry Mining District), East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
25.5km (15.8 miles) Morgan-Melones Mine (Morgan Mine), Carson Hill Gold Mining Company Mines (Carson Hill Mines), Melones, Carson Hill Mining District (Melones Mining District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
26.8km (16.7 miles) Norwegian Mine, Tuttletown, Tuttletown Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
33.5km (20.8 miles) Sugarman and Nigger Mine (Sugarman and Negro; Sugarman claim; Nigger claim), Browns Flat, Columbia Mining District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
33.9km (21.1 miles) Bald Mountain, Sonora, Sonora Mining District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
34.2km (21.2 miles) Bonanza Mine (Little Bonanza Mine; Fairview Mine), Gold Hill, Sonora, Sonora Mining District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
 
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