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Morganite 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 County, California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Beryl var: Morganite
Formula:Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schaller, W. T. (1916), Mineral Resources of the United States, Gems and Precious Stones, 1915, Part II. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey: p. 846; December 11th.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Elbaite13 photos of Morganite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Lepidolite13 photos of Morganite associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Cleavelandite11 photos of Morganite associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Morganite 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 County, California, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (4 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Morganite
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 County, 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 County, California, USA
2.0km (1.3 miles) Oceanview Mine (Oceanview adits; new Oceanview workings), Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Pala Chief Mine (Chief mine; MS 6452; Salmons mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View Mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
2.1km (1.3 miles) Upper Elizabeth R. Mine (Elizabeth R. Mine [original]), Oceanview Mine (MS 6452; MS 6848; Ocean View mine), Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
3.3km (2.0 miles) Anita Mine (MS 6859), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
3.4km (2.1 miles) Sempe Mine (Sempa mine; Senpa mine; Senpe mine), Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill), Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
3.5km (2.2 miles) Katerina Mine (Ashley mine; Caterina mine; Catherin mine; Catherina mine; Katrina 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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