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Gorman District, Kern Co., California, USA

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A Sn mining area in secs. 23, 25, 30 & 34, T9N, R18W, SBM, around Gorman, 7 miles E of Lebec, and about 4 miles N of Quail Lake.

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37 entries listed. 21 valid minerals.

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Page, Lincoln Ridler (1946), Contact metamorphic deposits of Cassiterite in California: (abstract) Geological Society of America Bulletin 56: 1187; […American Mineralogist: 31: 202 (1946)].

Wiese, J.H. & L.R. Page (1946), Tin deposits of the Gorman District, Kern County, California: California Division Mines Report 42: 31-52.

Troxel, Bennie Wyatt & P.K. Morton (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Kern County, California: California Division Mines & Geology County Report No. 1, 370 pp.: 294.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 78, 132, 144, 158, 233, 246, 253, 268-269, 294, 330, 354, 370, 393.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 89.

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