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Steatite from
White Eagle Mine (White Eagle Talc Mine; Huntley Mine), Willow Creek Camp, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Talc var: Steatite
Formula:Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wright, L.A. (1948) White Eagle talc deposit, an example of steatization of granite. (abstract) Geological Society of America Bulletin: 58: 1385; Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): 114; Page, Benjamin Markham (1951), Talc deposits of steatite grade, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 8, 35 pp.: 32-35; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 418.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Steatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view White Eagle Mine (White Eagle Talc Mine; Huntley Mine), Willow Creek Camp, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Steatite
1.9km (1.2 miles) Eleanor Mine (Eleanor Talc claim), Willow Creek Camp, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Willow Creek Talc Mine (Willow Creek Mine), Willow Creek Camp, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
60.8km (37.8 miles) Talc City Mine (Inyo Talc Co. Mine; Sierra Talc and Clay Co.; Simonds Mine; Simonds deposit), Eagle Point, Talc City Mining District, Talc City Hills, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
68.9km (42.8 miles) Oasis mine, Sylvania Mining District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA
 
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