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Spodumene from San Diego Co., California

Waldemar Theodore Schaller

Spodumene from San Diego Co., California

by Waldemar Theodore Schaller

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Published by Johnson Reprint in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spodumene.,
  • Mineralogy -- California -- San Diego County.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1903 ed. published by University of California Press, Berkeley.

    Statementby Waldemar T. Schaller.
    SeriesUniversity of California publications. Bulletin of the Department of Geology -- v. 3, no. 13, University of California publications in geological sciences -- v. 3, no. 13.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [265]-275, [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22380347M

    Albite belongs to the Plagioclase Feldspar group, an isomorphous solid solution is one end member, containing sodium and no calcium. The other end member, Anorthite, contains calcium and no intermediary members are Oligoclase, Andesine, Labradorite, and lase and Andesine are considered by some to be a variety of Albite rather then a separate mineral. Tantalite is the most widespread tantalum mineral and makes for an important ore of the industrially useful metal. Tantalum is used in alloys for strength and higher melting points, in glass to increase the index of refraction, and in surgical steel, as it is non-reactive and non-irritating to body tissues.

    Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology county report 3. Downloaded by [Pennsylvania State University] at 13 Sep Spodumene Var. Kunzite, Vanderberg Mine, Hiriart Mountain, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA, cabinet, x x cm, Few San Diego kunzites reach the combination of color and form that we now see from Afghani material., For sale from The Arkenstone,

    Beryl Be3Al2Si6O18 °c Mineral Data Publishing, version Crystal Data: Hexagonal. Point Group: 6=m 2=m 2=m: Crystals prismatic to tabular, with fg, fg, and fg; may be complexly terminated by pyramids, to 18 m and Size: 65KB. The pink, green, yellow, and colorless gem varieties of spodumene constitute a small proportion of the total spodumene in the Pala pegmatites. The pink to pale-purple kunzite, sometimes termed “California’s own gem,” has been much sought after throughout the district since its discovery on Hiriart and Chief Mountains in


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Spodumene from San Diego Co., California. [Waldemar T Schaller] Spodumene. Mineralogy -- California -- San Diego County. California book. View all subjects; More like this: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Waldemar T Schaller.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Spodumene LiAlSi2O6 °c Mineral Data Publishing, version Crystal Data: Monoclinic. Point Group: 2=m: Crystals prismatic, typically °attened and striated k fg, with fg, fg, and fg, to File Size: 73KB.

O’C. Spodumene variety Kunzite, White Queen mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California.”Label in the hand of Daniel T.

O’Connell former professor of Geology at City College of New York. The U.S. has several important Spodumene localities.

Outstanding Kunzite comes from the Pala District of San Diego Co., California, where this gem variety was first identified. Specific noteworthy claims in Pala include the Pala Chief Mine, the Oceanview Mine (especially the "Big Kahuna Pocket" of ), the Elizabeth R.

Mine, the. Originally described by George F. Kunz in as a transparent, lilac, spodumene from Pala, California. Named in by H. Charles Baskerville in honor of George Frederick Kunz [], American mineralogist, gemologist, author, editor, and vice-president. A gem yellow crystal of Spodumene displaying well-formed prism faces and naturally etched terminations, measuring to cm, from Konar Valley, Afghanistan.

Add to Cart Add to Wishlist Details. A superb choice display of terminated Spodumene crystals with white platy Albite from Kunar Province, Afghanistan. Excellent gemmy pastel pink variety Kunzite with tinted yellow areas are seen in fine thickly bladed crystals of Spodumene measuring to a good 12cm tall, in a pleasing parallel configuration.

His book Optical Mineralogy (originally entitled Thin Section Mineralogy), which he co-authored with former student Paul F Kerr inremains a classic text even after 70 years.

InRogers had the chance to visit the Rincon, Mack and Victor Quarries in Rincon, San Diego County, California. History of Mining in Southern California San Diego’s mining history is as rich and deep as the mines themselves.

The unique geological make-up of southern California has produced some of the most beautiful gems and minerals in the world: tourmaline, kunzite, morganite, topaz, garnet, gold, and more.

The Epicenter of Gems in California. San Diego County has been one of the best gemstone-producing areas in North America for over years.

Pegmatite deposits there host many different types of gem materials. In addition to tourmaline, the mines produce garnet, morganite, aquamarine, topaz and spodumene.

A few of the famous mines and their. Stewart mine, Pala dist., San Diego Co., California, United States Tagged pegmatite. Pinkish crystalline mass. Petalite, according to London, is one of the more common lithium aluminosilicates along with spodumene. Petalite, is however an important pegmatite mineral as is spodumene in the study of pegmatite crystallization.

San Diego Gem Co., Room 18 Fox-Heller Building. H, Lewis, Front Street. Naylur & Co., Fifth Street. Mesa Grande Consolidated Gold and Gem Mining Co., Rooms 10 and 11 Pacific Building. Hyacinth Mining Co., F Street.

Leo Schiller, Fifth Street. ALL OF SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. Spodumene Treatments; Irradiation of spodumene of unknown type produces orange to yellow to greenish yellow color, quite unlike any known in naturally occurring spodumene, and easily confused with material, when offered in the trade as citrine, was found to be radioactive, indicating exposure in a nuclear reactor; the color was found to be stable to a short exposure to sunlight.

- Explore danielcavinder's board "Rockhounding California", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rocks and minerals, Rocks and gems and Gems and minerals pins. Seller: desertflux (1,) %, Location: Fountain Valley, California, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: Very rare book describes and maps over gold and gem mines in San Diego County Details every known mine and prospect in the entire county; includes 42 maps in book, 10 large detached maps, plus 89 photos It took us FIFTEEN YEARS to find one of these first editions Location: Fountain Valley, California.

Petalite LiAlSi4O10 °c Mineral Data Publishing, version Crystal Data: Monoclinic. Point Group: 2=m: Crystals tabular on fg, or elongated k [], to 2 m; some faces may be striated.

Commonly foliated cleavable, massive. Twinning: Common on fg, lamellar. Physical Properties: Cleavage: Perfect on fg, poor on fg; () ^ ( File Size: 73KB. California Gem Mining: Chronicle of a Comeback.

By David Federman Reprinted from Modern Jeweler, September In the early s San Diego County was a cornucopia of gems.

In recent years, top-notch finds have helped restore the region’s splendor. Mining San Diego’s History: Bling, Unearthed San Diego County has an embarrassment of riches, with more species of plants and animals than any other comparable area in the continental U.S. But we also have another claim to fame: this area is also extremely rich in gem and mineral deposits.

The Pala Chief Mine Address: Magee Rd, Pala, San Diego, California, United States | Phone: Opening Hours: 8AM(SHARP) -1PM, Some. In North Carolina the first noble spodumene was found.

Inat the deposits Hiddenite Mine and Kings Mt., Alexander Co., hiddenite was found as transparent crystals up to 7x2 cm. in size; cut stones up to ct.

were made from them. In California kunzite at the deposit Pala Chief, San Diego Co., in was found. They extracted. Of course, this book also covers all manner of other minerals — not just the sexy ones like gemstones, gold, silver and uranium.

gold and gem mines in San Diego County. Gem mines described include (not all locations or mines covered by report are listed here).Spodumene var. Kunzite Pala Chief Mine, Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA "A single flat pink 5 inch crystal with a pointed termination.

These are quite rare. Got this specimen when I sold the Earl Calvert collection for the family." - Rock H. Currier.Spodumene variety Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA Lovely pale pink completely etched gem crystal section, from the most famous of Kunzite locations, the Pala Chief mine.