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Muscovite from
Eclipse Quarry, Mokelumne Hill, Mokelumne Hill Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Muscovite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Comments:Occurs in a mica-quartz schist. Comprises 2% of the rock.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028729.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Eclipse Quarry, Mokelumne Hill, Mokelumne Hill Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Muscovite
4.5km (2.8 miles) Gwin Mine (Paloma Mine; Gwin Extension No. 1 Mine), Paloma, Paloma Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
5.8km (3.6 miles) Commodore Mine (Golden Gate Mine), San Andreas, San Andreas Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
9.6km (6.0 miles) Thorpe Mine, Quiggs Mountain, Mountain Ranch Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) Vogelgesang Mine, Ellingwood and Vogelsang Mine (Ellingwood Mine; McAfee lease; City of Stockton property), Buena Vista Mountain, Pardee Mining District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
13.1km (8.1 miles) Joses Ranch prospect, Mountain Ranch, Mountain Ranch Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
15.3km (9.5 miles) Thayer Mine (Grey House Mine; Greyhouse Mine; Grayhouse Mine), Waters Peak, Pardee Mining District, Amador Co., California, USA
15.5km (9.6 miles) Penn Mine (Happy Jack; West Constellation; Satellite; Big Satellite; Hinkcley; Blue Jay; Meteor; Hecla; Little Satellite; Copper Hill; Penn Chemical Works; Campo Seco), Campo Seco, Campo Seco Mining District, Foothill Copper Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
16.1km (10.0 miles) Old Eureka Mine (Eureka Mine; Amador Consolidated Mine; Hetty Green Mine; Hayward Mine; Amador claim; Maxwell claim; Alpha claim; Railroad claim), Central Eureka Mine (Summit Mine), Sutter Creek, Jackson-Plymouth Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) Lincoln Mine (Lincoln claim; Stewart claim; Belmont claim), Lincoln Consolidated Mine (Lincoln Mine; Wildman Mine; Mahoney Mine; South Mahoney Mine; Steward Mine; Belmont Mine; Wildman-Mahoney Mine), Sutter Creek, Jackson-Plymouth Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
17.8km (11.1 miles) Newton Mine (Newton Copper Mine; Jackson Mine), Sunnybrook, Pardee Mining District, Amador Co., California, USA
 
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