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Boleite/Diaboleite from California

Posted by Ron Layton  
avatar Boleite/Diaboleite from California
August 02, 2012 06:10PM
    
I'm wondering if any collectors who have material from the Reward mine in Inyo county, California have noticed a mineral that looks similar to Boleite or Diaboleite on some specimens? I have a few pieces but have not had them tested yet.
avatar Re: Boleite/Diaboleite from California
August 02, 2012 10:52PM
I believe Rick Kennedy has significant experience with that locality. Perhaps he would know.
avatar Re: Boleite/Diaboleite from California
August 03, 2012 12:37AM
    
There are caledonite/linarite pseudomorphs after galena. Not sure about any boleite, but would not be out of the question in the chemical environment there.

Cheers from NorCal, John

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