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

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Detailed Mineral List:
'Clinoptilolite'
Description: Occurs in the Gem Hill Formation.
Reference: 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: 116; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 375.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Lewis, W. Scott (1942), Gem collecting in California: Hobbies: 47: 116-117; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.
Quartz var: Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 345.
Photo: © Marco Barsanti. Agate from Gem Hill, Rosamond, Rosamond Hills, Kern Co., California, USA
Quartz var: Iris Agate
Reference: Chenard, G., and Chenard, D. (1962) Kern County Agate: Lapidary Journal, v. 16, no. 1, p. 106-107.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: 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; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 345.


5 entries listed.

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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