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Unnamed Clay occurrence [1], East of Beltane Station, Glen Ellen, Sonoma Co., California, USAi
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Unnamed Clay occurrence [1]Occurrence
East of Beltane Station- not defined -
Glen Ellen- not defined -
Sonoma Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 23' 39'' North , 122° 30' 35'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Glen Ellen784 (2011)3.6km
Kenwood1,028 (2011)3.8km
Eldridge1,233 (2011)5.1km
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente4,144 (2011)8.4km
Boyes Hot Springs6,656 (2011)9.3km


A clay occurrence located in sec. 3, T6N, R6W, MDM, E of Beltane Station and about 3.6 km (2.2 miles) NNE of Glen Ellen.

NOTE: Coordinates provided are approximate to the center of sec. 3.

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Pacific OceanOcean
North America PlateTectonic Plate

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Colour: White
Description: Occurs as a fire clay.
Reference: Dietrich, Waldemar Fenn (1928), The clay resources and the ceramic industry of California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 99: 227; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 235; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 438.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
OOxygen
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4

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Dietrich, Waldemar Fenn (1928), The clay resources and the ceramic industry of California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 99: 227.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 235.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 438.


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