Champion Mine, California

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Many a night have Wayne and I spent in this cabin! Back in our early days we made this hike at least twice a year for many years. The best augelite we found was green and it is in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles collection. Here is a good link from Mindat:

These two specimens we just found while going through some of the inventory. Both extremely nice from this locality. This was one of my favorite places to collect – stunning views but oh what a hike in those days!



Rutile from Champion Mine, California, USA $725

Rare Augelite from Champion Mine, California, USA – SOLD

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