Upper Canyon Nitrate deposit (Upper Canyon Niter beds; Nitre Beds; Upper Canyon beds), Tecopa, Saratoga District (Tecopa Mountain District; Shoshone District ?), Black Mts, Inyo Co., California, USA
Nitrate-gypsum deposits/prospects located in secs. 27 & 28, T20N, R7E, SBM, along the Amargosa River in Upper Canyon, 5.0 km (3.1 miles) SSE of Tecopa.
ReferencesBailey, Gilbert E. (1902), The saline deposits of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 24: 165-174, 181.
Phalen, William Clifton (1913), Potash salts; summary for 1912: Mineral Resources U.S., 1912, part 2: 894.
Waring, Clarence A. & E. Huguenin (1919), Inyo County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 119.
Noble, Levi Fatzinger, George Rogers Mansfield, et al (1922), Nitrate deposits in the Amargosa region, southeastern California: USGS Bulletin 724: 22-88.
Noble, Levi Fatzinger (1931), Nitrate deposits in southeastern California, with notes on deposits in southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico: USGS Bulletin 820: 10-32.
Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): No. 300, p. 222.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 210, 280, 341, 342.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 285, 342.
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