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Mountain Pass area, Clark Mountain District (Clark District), Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range), San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 28' 13'' North , 115° 32' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.47026,-115.54500
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Occurrences in proximity of Mountain Pass that are not considered to be within the Clark Mountain District (Clark District). A populated place and the pass between the Clark Mountains on the N and the Mescal Range to the S, traversed by Interstate highway 15.


No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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]

Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2943637
Precambrian rocks, undivided, unit 2 (Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges)

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Baldwin Gneiss; Essex Series; Fenner Gneiss; Johannesburg Gneiss; Kilbeck Gneiss; Mendenhall Gneiss; Waterman Gneiss

Description: Conglomerate, shale, sandstone, limestone, dolomite, marble, gneiss, hornfels, and quartzite; may be Paleozoic in part

Comments: Southern California. Primarily orthogneiss and paragneiss; includes granitoid rocks, migmatite, amphibolite, and quartzite. Includes some Mesozoic and Cenozoic rocks

Lithology: Major:{orthogneiss}, Minor:{granitic}, Incidental:{amphibolite, quartzite, hornfels, marble, granofels, granite, syenite, intrusive carbonatite}

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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