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Sphalerite from
Boston Mine (Boston Consolidated; Esperanza), Mokelumne Hill, Mokelumne Hill Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:Referred to as "zinc sulfides" in the reference.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028912.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Boston Mine (Boston Consolidated; Esperanza), Mokelumne Hill, Mokelumne Hill Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
8.8km (5.4 miles) Gwin Mine (Paloma Mine; Gwin Extension No. 1 Mine), Paloma, Paloma Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
10.2km (6.3 miles) Pine Grove Unit Mine, Pine Grove, Pine Grove Mining District, East Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
11.0km (6.8 miles) Tellurium Mine, Pine Grove, Pine Grove Mining District, East Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
11.5km (7.2 miles) Oneida Mine, Martell, Jackson-Plymouth Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
11.7km (7.2 miles) Blackstone Mine, West Point, West Point Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
12.5km (7.8 miles) South Eureka Mine, Sutter Creek, Jackson-Plymouth Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
12.9km (8.0 miles) Central Eureka Mine (Summit Mine), Sutter Creek, Jackson-Plymouth Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
13.3km (8.2 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
13.8km (8.6 miles) Mechanics Mine (Potazuba), Sutter Creek, Jackson-Plymouth Mining District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA
14.4km (8.9 miles) Centennial Mine (New Champion Mine), West Point, West Point Mining District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
 
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