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Vanderberg-Katerina pegmatites (Vanderburg-Katerina dikes; Vanderburg-Katerina pegmatites), Vanderberg Mine (MS 5391; Naylor Rock; Naylor-Vanderburg mine; Sickler group; Vandenburg mine; Vanderburg mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA

Locality type:Pegmatite Field
Classification
Species:Topaz
Formula:Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Comments:Very small crystals of white to pale-blue topaz are associated with colorless crystals of phenakite, and both are attached to the exposed edges of large cleavelandite aggregates in the pocket pegmatite.
Colour:White to pale-blue
Abundance at site:Rare
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: 31, 38.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Topaz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Vanderberg-Katerina pegmatites (Vanderburg-Katerina dikes; Vanderburg-Katerina pegmatites), Vanderberg Mine (MS 5391; Naylor Rock; Naylor-Vanderburg mine; Sickler group; Vandenburg mine; Vanderburg mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
 
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