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Gem Hill, Rosamond, Rosamond Hills, Kern Co., California, USA
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Agate
Gem Hill, Rosamond, Rosamond Hills, Kern Co., California, USA

Photo: Marco Barsanti
Latitude: 34°55'28"N
Longitude: 118°13'13"W
 
 
A semi-precious gem occurrence located in the SE¼ sec. 26, T10N, R13W, MDM, 5½ miles NW of Rosamond.

Mineral List

'Clinoptilolite'
'Petrified Wood'
Quartz
var: Agate

var: Iris Agate
Quartz
var: Jasper



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References

Lewis, W. Scott (1942), Gem collecting in California: Hobbies: 47: 116-117.

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.: 91-92.

Sheppard, R.A. and Gude, A.J. (1964) Reconnaissance of zeolite deposits in tuffaceous rocks of the western Mojave Desert and vicinity, California. USGS Professional Paper 501-C: 114-116.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 345, 375.

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