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Wollastonite from
Pine Creek Mine (Black Monster Mine; Snow Queen Mine; Pine Creek Tungsten Mine & mill; Pine Creek apt plant; Pine Creek custom mill), Scheelite, Bishop Mining District (Tungsten Hills Mining District), Inyo Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Wollastonite
Formula:CaSiO3
Comments:Occurs sometimes being partly replaced by pectolite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hess, Frank L. & Esper S. Larsen (1922), Contact-metamorphic tungsten deposits of the United States: USGS Bulletin 725: 276; Bateman, Paul C. (1965), Geology and tungsten mineralization of the Bishop district, California: USGS PP 470: 128; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 367, 405.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Pectolite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wollastonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Pine Creek Mine (Black Monster Mine; Snow Queen Mine; Pine Creek Tungsten Mine & mill; Pine Creek apt plant; Pine Creek custom mill), Scheelite, Bishop Mining District (Tungsten Hills Mining District), Inyo Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Wollastonite
17.1km (10.6 miles) Aeroplane Mine (Mesa Mine; Standard Tungsten City Milling Co. Mine; Moonlight Mine), Tungsten Hills, West Bishop, Bishop Mining District (Tungsten Hills Mining District), Inyo Co., California, USA
21.3km (13.2 miles) Bishop Creek Mine (Wilshire Bishop Creek Mine; Wilshire Gold Mine; Cardinal Mine; Cardinal Gold Mining Company claims; Cardinal Gold property; Rocky Point group; Wiltshire), Aspendell, Bishop Creek Mining District, Inyo Co., California, USA
31.6km (19.6 miles) Bishop Mine (Bishop Silver-Cobalt Mines; Cobalt Mining Co. claims; Bishop Silver claims), Chocolate Peak, Inyo Co., California, USA
39.5km (24.5 miles) Twin Lakes Limestone deposit, Lower Twin Lake, Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA
40.4km (25.1 miles) Unnamed Wollastonite occurrence [2], Upper Twin Lake, Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA
42.4km (26.4 miles) Rainbow Tungsten Mine (Rainbow Mine), Nelson Mountain, Fresno Co., California, USA
53.9km (33.5 miles) Strawberry Mine (Strawberry Tungsten Mine; Strawberry-Macdougald Tungsten; Strawberry Tungsten deposits), Timber Knob, Madera Co., California, USA
60.9km (37.9 miles) Birch Creek, White Mts, Inyo Co., California, USA
70.5km (43.8 miles) Esquire No. 7 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Big Creek-Rush Creek Mining District, Fresno Co., California, USA
73.1km (45.4 miles) Elias Bushati property, Lee Vining Canyon, Lee Vining, Tioga Mining District, Mono Co., California, USA
 
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