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Pucherite from
Tourmaline King Mine (Gem claim; King mine; MS 4500; MS 4926; Schuyler mine; Wilke mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pucherite
Formula:Bi(VO4)
Comments:One of several Bi minerals in a mix of gray to yellow-orange coatings on fractures.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: 38; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 325.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pucherite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tourmaline King Mine (Gem claim; King mine; MS 4500; MS 4926; Schuyler mine; Wilke mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pucherite
0.4km (0.3 miles) Tourmaline Queen Mine (MS 6458; Queen mine; Tourmaline Queen group; Tourmaline Queen No. 1 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 2 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 3 claim), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.0km (1.3 miles) Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) Katerina Mine (Ashley mine; Caterina mine; Catherin mine; Catherina mine; Katrina mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
45.4km (28.2 miles) Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
 
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