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Tourmalinated Quartz

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About Tourmalinated QuartzHide

A Mixture Of:
Quartz containing included needles of Tourmaline

Visit gemdat.org for gemological information about Tourmalinated Quartz.

Synonyms of Tourmalinated QuartzHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Schorl1 photo of Tourmalinated Quartz associated with Schorl on mindat.org.

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for Tourmalinated QuartzHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Minas Gerais
    • Itinga
      • Monte Belo
    • Jaguaraçu
Mineralogical Record (1994) 25, 165-170
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Cahuilla District
        • Little Cahuilla Mountain
Laurano, A. F., Jr. (1991) Rainbow mine (Juan Diego) case files, 1988 thru 1991: unpublished.
        • Red Mountain
San Diego Mining Company (1998), Anita mine field analysis, Jan.
        • Thomas Mountain [town]
          • Thomas Mountain
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau Bulletin 37: p. 21, 122-123, 171 p.
    • San Diego Co.
      • Pala District
        • Pala
          • Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn)
San Diego Mining Company (2009)
      • Warner Springs District
        • Chihuahua Valley
Schaller, W. T. 1916. Mineral Resources of the United States, Gems and Precious Stones, 1915, Part II. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey: (pgs. 843-858); Minerals enclosed in quartz, p. 852; December 11th.
San Diego Mining Company, 1998.
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
David Busha collection
  • Montana
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Cataract Mining District (Comet Mining District; Basin Mining District)
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals 87:3, 208-240.
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
Morrill, 1960. NH Mines and Mineral Localities.
Seward, Josiah Lafayette (1921): A history of the town of Sullivan, New Hampshire, 1777-1917, Volume 1.
  • North Carolina
Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution for 1899
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