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Oliver claim (Neglect claim; Oliver Consolidated claim), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA

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A borate deposit/claim located in the center N½ sec. 4, T25N, R3E, SBM, about 2.1 km (1.3 miles) NE of Ryan.

NOTE: This occurrence is not listed in the USGS MRDS database.

NOTE: Coordinates provided are to the approximate center N½ sec. 4, which falls amid a group of adit symbols on the topo map.

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8 entries listed. 8 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO•MgO•12B2O3•30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357.

McAllister, James Franklin (1970) Geology of the Furnace Creek borate area, Death Valley, Inyo County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Map Sheet 14, 9 pp.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 241 & 243.

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