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Clinochlore from
Red Ledge Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Clinochlore
Formula:Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Description
Comments:Abundant. Associated with calcite crystals.
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:MacBoyle, Errol (1919), Mines and mineral resources of Nevada County: California Mining Bureau. Report 16, 270 pp. (published as separate chapter): 77; Melhase, John (1935c), Some garnet localities of California: Mineralogist: 3(11): 23; Rynearson, Garn Arthur (1953), Geological investigations of chromite in California: Chromite deposits in the northern Sierra Nevada, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 134, part 3 chapter 5: 239; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 434.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Uvarovite3 photos of Clinochlore associated with Uvarovite at this locality.
Redledgeite1 photo of Clinochlore associated with Redledgeite at this locality.
Chromite1 photo of Clinochlore associated with Chromite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Clinochlore data
Locality Data:Click here to view Red Ledge Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Clinochlore
11.3km (7.0 miles) A Bear River Chrome Mine (Sullivan Chrome Mine; Sullivan-Hemphill-Nobel Mine [1917-1922]; Becky Mine [?]; Black Nugget Mine [WWII]; Central Pacific lease), Baxter, Dutch Flat District (Towle District), Placer Co., California, USA
18.6km (11.6 miles) B Unnamed Cr occurrence [8], Snakehead Point, Placer Co., California, USA
26.2km (16.3 miles) C Oxford Mine (Oxford Mine and mill; Oxford lease and mill; Becky; Case and Myers; Mt. Holly; Gold Bluff; Good Hope; Good Hope Extension No. 2; Jefferson No. 2 claim; Milton claim), Downieville, Downieville District, Sierra Co., California, USA
41.8km (25.9 miles) D Ruby Consolidated Mine (Green Mine), Volcanoville, Volcanoville District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
44.1km (27.4 miles) E Knoff Mine (Austin Mine; Ladue property; Federwitz; Knoff Austin; Bald Mountains), Volcanoville, Volcanoville District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
45.3km (28.2 miles) F Forbestown Consolidated Gold Mines (Gold Bank Mine; Gold Bank Consolidated Quartz Mine; Pine Grove Gold Bank Consolidated Mine), Forbestown, Forbestown District, Butte Co., California, USA
51.7km (32.1 miles) G Black Oak Mine [2] (Black Oak deposit; Cassiorina Mine; Cassiorini Mine), Georgetown, Georgetown District, East Segment Mother Lode, Mother Lode Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USA
53.3km (33.1 miles) H Stifle claims (Stifle prospects; Stifle Memorial claim; Traverse Cr. Special Interest Area; Traverse Creek Special Interest Area), Meadow Brook, Georgetown District, East Segment Mother Lode, Mother Lode Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USA
56.3km (35.0 miles) I Unnamed Quartz-Ti occurrence [1], Big X Mountain, Claussenius, El Dorado Co., California, USA
57.2km (35.5 miles) J Shelley Mine (Wolf Mine; Shelly Mine; Shelley Wolf Mine), Coloma, Coloma District, West Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USA
59.6km (37.0 miles) K Newcastle, Ophir District (Auburn District; Duncan Hill District), Placer Co., California, USA
67.3km (41.8 miles) L Pilliken Mine (Pillikin Mine; Pillikan Mine; Pilliken Chrome Mine), Flagstaff Hill, Salmon Falls District (Flagstaff Hill area), El Dorado Co., California, USA
68.6km (42.6 miles) M Flagstaff Hill occurrences, Flagstaff Hill, Salmon Falls District (Flagstaff Hill area), El Dorado Co., California, USA
68.7km (42.7 miles) N Pacific Quartz Mine (Pacific Mine), Placerville (Hangtown), Placerville District, Mother Lode Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USA
87.3km (54.3 miles) O Brandon Mine [4], Brandon Corner, Shingle Springs District, West Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USA
88.6km (55.1 miles) P Smith Mine, Latrobe, Latrobe District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
88.7km (55.1 miles) Q Latrobe, Latrobe District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
89.8km (55.8 miles) R Chaix Mine (Chaix prospect), Latrobe, Latrobe District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
91.9km (57.1 miles) S Hoff Mine (Trio Chrome Company lease; Trio Chrome Company leases), Latrobe, Latrobe District, El Dorado Co., California, USA
119.2km (74.1 miles) T Ward and Lyons Mine (White Hawk mining claim; Red Hawk Mine), Camp Pardee, Pardee District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
122.8km (76.3 miles) U Neugebauer Mine, Camp Pardee, Pardee District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
130.9km (81.3 miles) V Ellingwood and Vogelsang Mine (Ellingwood Mine; McAfee lease; City of Stockton property), Buena Vista Mountain, Pardee District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
144.5km (89.8 miles) W Hinch Mine (Hinch and Clary deposit), Carmen City, Foothill Copper Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
145.4km (90.4 miles) X Clary and Langford Mine (Langford deposit; Porter and Spring; Porter and Springs; Nassau), Carmen City, Foothill Copper Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
145.5km (90.4 miles) Y Clary & Langford Mine (Porter and Springs Mine; Nassau), Carmen City, Foothill Copper Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
148.5km (92.3 miles) Z Carson Hill, Carson Hill District (Melones District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
154.8km (96.2 miles) 0 Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
155.5km (96.6 miles) 1 Mayflower Chrome Mine (Burnham and Wilson Mine; Mayflower property; Mayflower deposit), Mountain Top, French Creek District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
156.4km (97.2 miles) 2 Dean Mine, Mountain Top, French Creek District, Calaveras Co., California, USA
156.9km (97.5 miles) 3 New Melones Dam, West Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
164.8km (102.4 miles) 4 McCormick Mine (McCormick property; Terry and Sell lease [WWI]), Yosemite Junction, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
166.2km (103.3 miles) 5 Eggling and Williams Mines (Mariano Ranch), Chinese Station, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
175.1km (108.8 miles) 6 North Elder Creek group (Joyce Mine; Hill Mine; Noble Electric Steel Company Mine; SW Hill Mine; Elder Creek Mine), Tehama Co., California, USA
177.2km (110.1 miles) 7 Don Pedro Mine (Booker lease; Rosasco Mine), Hetch Hetchy Junction, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
182.1km (113.1 miles) 8 Jacksonville, Jacksonville District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA
205.3km (127.6 miles) 9 Mendenhall Mine, Tesla, Livermore District (Tesla District), Diablo Range, Alameda Co., California, USA
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