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Lazulite from
Champion Mine (White Mountain Mine; Jeffrey Mine; Diaspore; Vulcanus; Black Eagle; Champion Sillimanite Mine; Champion Andalusite Mine; Vulcanite Mine; Vulcanite & Vulcanus No. 156; Black Eagle & Vulcanus Nos. 8 and 9 No. 157), White Mountain Peak, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Lazulite
Formula:MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Comments:Abundant in veinlets cutting the ore body and wiedely disseminated in phosphate rock and vein quartz.
Colour:Deep blue
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 872, 911, 1007; Jeffery, Joseph Arthur & Charles D. Woodhouse (1931), Note on a deposit of andalusite in Mono County, California: its occurrence and technical importance: California Mining Bureau. Report 27: 459-464; Kerr, Paul Francis (1932), Occurrence of andalusite and related minerals at White Mountain, California: Economic Geology: 27: 629; Woodhouse, C.D. (1936), Change them every 10,000 miles: Mineralogist: 4(3): 37-38; Lemmon, Dwight Moulton (1937), Woodhouseite, a new mineral of the beudantite group American Mineralogist: 22: 945; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 240; Wise, W. S. (1977): Mineralogy of the Champion mine White Mountains, California. Mineralogical Record: 8: 478-486; Sinkankas, J. (1976) Gemstones of North America II. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York: 256; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 310.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Andalusite
Apatite
Augelite
Pyrophyllite
Quartz
Svanbergite
Woodhouseite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Trolleite1 photo of Lazulite associated with Trolleite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Lazulite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lazulite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Champion Mine (White Mountain Mine; Jeffrey Mine; Diaspore; Vulcanus; Black Eagle; Champion Sillimanite Mine; Champion Andalusite Mine; Vulcanite Mine; Vulcanite & Vulcanus No. 156; Black Eagle & Vulcanus Nos. 8 and 9 No. 157), White Mountain Peak, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA
 
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