The Vanderburg - Katerina Pegmatite is a niobium (columbium), tantalum, lithium, and gemstone mine located in San Diego county, California.
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Primary Mineral: Niobium (Columbium), Tantalum, Lithium, Gemstone
Lat, Long: 33.36667, -117.08333
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Vanderburg - Katerina Pegmatite MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Vanderburg - Katerina Pegmatite
CommodityPrimary: Niobium (Columbium)
County: San Diego
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Lower California
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: PRODUCTION OF LEPIDOLITE, SPODUMENE, AND BERYL ONLY|
|Comment: TOTAL$: US|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: JAHNS, R. H., AND WRIGHT, L. A., 1951, GEM - AND LITHIUM - BEARING PEGMATITES OF THE PALA DISTRICT, SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, CALIF. DIV. MINES SPEC. REPT. 7 -