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California Magnesite Camps 2 and 3, Porterville, Tulare Co., California, USA

Latitude: 36°6'5"N
Longitude: 118°59'25"W
A magnesite occurrence located in sec. 18, T21S, R28E, MDM, 4.8 km (3.0 miles) NNE of Porterville, and ESE of Lewis Hill. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include undivided pre-Cenozoic metavolcanic rocks, unit 1 (Southwestern Sierra Nevada).

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Magnesite


1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Goodwin, Joseph Grant (1958), Mines and mineral resources of Tulare County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 54): 54(3): 478-479.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10117827.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061070146.

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