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Spessartine from
Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Spessartine
Formula:Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Comments:Occurs chiefly or wholly in pocket pegmatite.
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Tisdall, F. S. H. (1961), Spessartine garnet from California. Gemologist: 30: 61-62; Weber, F. H. (1963a), Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 104; illus., maps.: 95-96; Foord, Eugene E. et al (1989), Mineralogy and Paragenesis of the Little Three Mine Pegmatites, Ramona District, San Diego County, California. Mineralogical Record, 20(2): p. 106.; Jesse Fisher (2011) Mines and Minerals of the Southern California Pegmatite Province. Rocks & Minerals 86:14-34.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Schorl2 photos of Spessartine associated with Schorl at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Spessartine associated with Albite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Spessartine associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Spessartine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hercules Mine (Beryl claim; Hercules claim; Hercules group; Hercules prospect), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Spessartine
0.2km (0.1 miles) Little Three Mine area, Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) Lookout Mine (Hercules group; Lookout prospect; Upper Hercules mine), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.5km (0.3 miles) Equestrian prospect, Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) Cable Mine (Little Three Extension prospect; New A.B.C. prospect; New ABC prospect), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) Apollo Lode claim, Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.7km (0.4 miles) Surprise Mine, Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
0.9km (0.5 miles) Coyote diggings, Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) A.B.C. Mine (ABC Mine; Daggett & MacIntosh; Daggett group), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) Prospect Mine (Prophet prospect; Prospect prospect), Ramona, Ramona Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
 
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