Santa Ana Mine, Trabuco Canyon, Trabuco Canyon [town], Santa Ana Mountains, Orange Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Santa Ana Mine||Mine|
|Trabuco Canyon [town]||Town|
|Santa Ana Mountains||Mountain Range|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° North , 117° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
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The type location of arcanite is not the Santa Ana Tin Mining Co.'s mine, but a waste pile of discarded railroad track ties. An exudate from the wood was analyzed and named.
Additional research is needed on whether any tin mineralization was actually found at this location.
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
1 valid mineral. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Detailed Mineral List:
ⓘ Arcanite (TL)
Habit: Pseudo-hexagonal due to twinning.
Description: Found as yellow crystals in a pine railroad tie in Tunnel #1.
Reference: Eakle (1908) Bull. Dept. of Geology, Univ. of California: 5: 232. Frondel, C. (1950) Amer. Min.: 35: 596. Palache et al (1951) Dana's Sys. Min., 7th. ed.: 400.
| ⓘ 'Tourmaline'|
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 370.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates|
|Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES|
|Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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Eakle, Arthur Starr (1908), Notes on some California minerals: University of California, Department of Geological Science Bulletin: 5: 232-233.
Frondel, Clifford (1950) American Mineralogist: 35: 596.
Palache et al (1951) Dana's System of Mineralogy, 7th. edition: Volume II: 400.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 83, 370.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 279.
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