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Lepidolite from
Tourmaline King Mine (Gem claim; King mine; MS 4500; MS 4926; Schuyler mine; Wilke mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Lepidolite' (not an IMA approved species)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schaller, W. T. (1904), The tourmaline localities of southern California. Science 19, pages 266-268; 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: 40; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 179.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Albite
Microlite Group
Muscovite
Quartz
Tourmaline
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Elbaite29 photos of Lepidolite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Quartz18 photos of Lepidolite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Cleavelandite15 photos of Lepidolite associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Morganite13 photos of Lepidolite associated with Morganite at this locality.
Microcline6 photos of Lepidolite associated with Microcline at this locality.
Tourmaline6 photos of Lepidolite associated with Tourmaline at this locality.
Watermelon Tourmaline4 photos of Lepidolite associated with Watermelon Tourmaline at this locality.
Indicolite3 photos of Lepidolite associated with Indicolite at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Lepidolite associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lepidolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tourmaline King Mine (Gem claim; King mine; MS 4500; MS 4926; Schuyler mine; Wilke mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Lepidolite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Ed Fletcher Jr. Mine (Ed Fletcher mine; MS 4886), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
0.4km (0.3 miles) Tourmaline Queen Mine (MS 6458; Queen mine; Tourmaline Queen group; Tourmaline Queen No. 1 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 2 claim; Tourmaline Queen No. 3 claim), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Homestake prospect (Home Stake prospect; Tourmaline Queen group), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.2km (0.8 miles) Gem Star Mine (Gem Lepidolite mine; Labaugh mine; Loughbaugh mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) North Douglass prospect, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) Little Joe adit, Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) Little Joe No. 2 adit (Joe 2 adit; Little Joe II adit), Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.4km (0.9 miles) Mission Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.5km (0.9 miles) Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
1.5km (1.0 miles) Alvarado mine (Alvarado prospect), Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego Co., California, USA
 
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