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Tuscan Springs (Tuscan Mineral Springs; Lick Springs), Bend, Tehama Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°14'27"N
Longitude: 122°6'38"W
A borate occurrence at the springs near the mouth of the Pit River 8.5 km (5.3 miles) E of Bend.

Mineral List

Aragonite
Borax
Cristobalite
Sassolite


4 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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References

Bailey, Gilbert E. (1902), The saline deposits of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 24: 69.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1918a), The occurrence of cristobalite in California: American Journal of Science, 4th. Series: 45: 222-226.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 83, 109, 163, 327.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 239.

Lyday, P.A. (1992) History of Boron Production and Processing: Industrial Minerals, No. 303: 19-37.

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