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Solomon deposit, Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 1' 53'' North , 117° 0' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.0313888889, -117.005

A Sr occurrence located in sec. 20, T11N, R1W, SBM, 3.1 km (1.9 miles) S of the Mud Hills (coordinates of record), E of Owl Canyon, about 11 miles NNE of Barstow.

Coordinates provided are approximate to the center of sec. 20.

NOTE: This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database.

Data regarding workings are not provided (the topo map reflects several prospect pit symbols in the vicinity, near the end of a dead end, unimproved road).

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2 valid minerals.

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Knopf, Adolf (1918b), Strontianite deposits near Barstow, California USGS Bulletin 660: 257-270; […(abstract): Washington Academy of Sciences Journal: 8: 94-95 (1918); …Geol Zentralbl., Band 28: 166 (1922)]: 263.

Durrell, C. (1953) Geological investigations of strontium deposits in southern California. California Division Mines Special Report 32, 48 pp.: 23-36.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 290.

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