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New Method Mine (Hope Uranium prospect; Hope Mine; Hoping No. 1), Amboy area, Bristol Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 36' 21'' North , 115° 39' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.60611,-115.66639
GeoHash:G#: 9qjszgy71
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A former U mine located in the NE¼SW¼ sec. 18, T6N, R13E, SBM, 6.6 miles NE of Amboy, on the SE edge of the Bristol Mountains. It is very visible off Kel-Baker road.

Lots of very decent micros of boltwoodite on plates of quartz with fluorite in association.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

New Method Mine (Hope Uranium prospect; Hope Mine; Hoping No. 1), Amboy, Bristol Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 108; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 517.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Chesterman, C.W. & O.E. Bowen, Jr. (1958), Fluoborite from San Bernardino County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 69: 1678-1679; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 186; Flamini, A. (1968) La fluoborite di Hope, San Bernardino County, California. Periodico di Mineralgia: 37: 129; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 237; W. Wise - X-ray work at U.C. Santa Barbara; Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Description: Occurs as abundant sub-parallel prismatic crystals in a matrix of calcite in a contact zone.
Reference: Chesterman, C.W. & O.E. Bowen, Jr. (1958), Fluoborite from San Bernardino County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 69: 1678-1679; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 186, 379.; Flamini, A. (1968) La fluoborite di Hope, San Bernardino County, California. Periodico di Mineralgia: 37: 129; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 516.; Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Colour: Purple
Description: Small, euhedral crystals. A common associate of uranophane.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 190.; Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: ; Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Sklodowskite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: W. Wise - X-ray work at U.C. Santa Barbara
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Chesterman, C.W. & O.E. Bowen, Jr. (1958), Fluoborite from San Bernardino County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 69: 1678-1679; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 108, 379; Flamini, A. (1968) La fluoborite di Hope, San Bernardino County, California. Periodico di Mineralgia: 37: 129; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 516.; Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Chesterman, C.W. & O.E. Bowen, Jr. (1958), Fluoborite from San Bernardino County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 69: 1678-1679; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 379.; Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 6 - Borates
Fluoborite6.AB.50Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Boltwoodite9.AK.15(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Sklodowskite9.AK.10Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Fluoborite25.1.2.1Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Boltwoodite53.3.1.5(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Sklodowskite53.3.1.3Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Agate-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
BBoron
B FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
F FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
KPotassium
K Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
UUranium
U Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
U SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary - Miocene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185380
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Tertiary - Lopingian
2.588 - 259.1 Ma



ID: 2924035
Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges)

Age: Phanerozoic (2.588 - 259.1 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Atolia Quartz Monzonite; Coxcomb Granodiorite; Holcomb Quartz Monzonite; Lar Quartz Diorite; Liebre Quartz Monzonite; Mount Pinos Granite; Palms Granite; Sands Granite; Teutonia Quartz Monzonite; White Tank Quartz Monzonite; Vermont Quartz Diorite; Cadiz Valley Batholith; Barcroft Granodiorite; Bass Lake Tonalite; Big Baldy Granite; Boundary Peak Granite; Bridalveil Granite; Burnside Lake Adamellite; Cabin Granodiorite; Cactus Point Granite; Carson Pass Tonalite; Cathedral Peak Granite; Clover Creek Granodiorite; Cottonwood Adamellite; Cow Creek Granodiorite; Dinkey Creek Granodiorite; Ebbetts Pass Granodiorite; El Capitan Granite; Evolution Basin Alaskite; Giant Forest Granodiorite; Half Dome Quartz Monzonite; Hunter Mountain Quartz Monzonite; Inconsolable Granodiorite; Isabella Granodiorite; Johnson Granite Porphyry; Knowles Granodiorite; Lake Edison Granodiorite; Lamarck Granodiorite; Leaning Tower Quartz Monzonite; Lebec Quartz Monzonite; Leidy Adamellite; Lodgepole Granite; Lookout Peak Tonalite; McAfee Adamellite; Mitchell Peak Granodiorite; Mono Creek Granite; Mount Clark Granite; Mount Givens Granodiorite; Pear Lake Quartz Monzonite; Paradise Granodiorite; Pellesier Granite; Pohono Granodiorite; Potwisha Quartz Diorite; Round Valley Peak Granodiorite; Sacatar Quartz Diorite; Sage Hen Adamellite; Sentinel Granodiorite; Stanislaus Meadow Adamellite; Taft Granite; Tamarack Leuco-Adamellite; Tejon Lookout Granite; Tinemaha Granodiorite; Tungsten Hills Quartz Monzonite; Ward Mountain Trondhjemite; Weaver Lake Quartz Monzonite; Wheeler Crest Quartz Monzonite; Whitney Granodiorite. Hunter Mountain Batholith; Inyo Batholith; Sierra Nevada Batholith. Bald Rock Pluton; Bucks Lake Pluton; Bullfrog Pluton; Cartridge Pass Pluton; Cascade Pluton; Dragon Pluton; Grizzly Pluton; Independence Pluton; Merrimac Pluton; Paiute Monument Pluton; Papoose Flat Pluton; Pat Keyes Pluton; Sage Hen Flat Pluton; Santa Rita Flat Pluton; Swedes Flat Pluton; Tuolumne Intrusive Suite; John Muir Intrusive Suite; Shaver Intrusive Suite; Palisade Crest Intrusive Suite; Scheelite Intrusive Suite; Fine Gold Intrusive Suite; Soldier Pass Intrusive Suite; Mount Whitney Intrusive Suite

Description: Mesozoic granite, quartz monzonite, granodiorite, and quartz diorite

Comments: Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Transverse Ranges and Mojave Desert. Primarily granodiorite, tonalite, quartz monzonite, and granite ranging in age from Late Triassic to Late Cretaceous. Includes some rocks as old as Permian and possibly a few as young as Tertiary. Three main periods of emplacement (Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous); wide variety of rock types Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.

Lithology: Major:{granodiorite}, Minor:{granite,tonalite,quartz diorite,quartz monzonite}, Incidental:{diorite, quartz syenite, quartz monzodiorite, gabbro, trondhjemite, monzonite, monzodiorite, pegmatite, alaskite, aplite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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Chesterman, C.W. & O.E. Bowen, Jr. (1958), Fluoborite from San Bernardino County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 69: 1678-1679.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 108, 186, 379.
Flamini, A. (1968) La fluoborite di Hope, San Bernardino County, California. Periodico di Mineralgia: 37: 129-138. [(abstract) Mineral. Abstracts: 20: 146 (1969)]: 129.
Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 190, 237, 516, 517.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10262494.

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