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Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 117° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~4km


NOTE: There is no USGS MRDS file listing for this district; however, it is mentioned in the referenced file as the Kramer Borate District.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Albite

Analcime

Anorthite

'Apatite'

'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'

Aragonite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenolite

Augite

Baryte

Barytocalcite

Beidellite

Berthierite

'Biotite'

Birnessite

Borax

Calcite

Carnotite

Chabazite-Na

'Chlorite Group'

'Clays'

'Clinoptilolite'

Clinoptilolite-Na

Colemanite

Copiapite

Dolomite

Epidote

Epsomite

'Erionite'

'Feldspar Group'

'Garnet'

Garrelsite

Gerstleyite (TL)

'Gmelinite'

Gmelinite-Na

Greigite

Gypsum

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

Hectorite

Hematite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Na

Hisingerite

'Hornblende'

Howlite

Hydroboracite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Inderite

Inyoite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Kaolinite

Kernite (TL)

'K Feldspar'

Kurnakovite

'Labradorite'

Lepidocrocite

'Limonite'

Mackinawite

Magnetite

Mazzite-Na (TL)

'Melnikovite'

Metacinnabar

Meyerhofferite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Mirabilite

'Monazite'

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Muscovite

var: Illite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

'Olivine'

Opal

Orpiment

Pararealgar

'Petrified Wood'

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-Na

Phlogopite

Probertite (TL)

Pseudobrookite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

Realgar

Rhodochrosite

Rutile

Saponite

var: Ferroan Saponite

Sassolite

Searlesite

Sideronatrite

Smythite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

'Strontian Aragonite'

Strontianite

Sulphur

'Thénardite'

Tincalconite

Titanite

Todorokite

'Tourmaline'

Tridymite

Tunellite (TL)

Ulexite

Veatchite

Wardsmithite

Witherite

'Zeolite Group'

Zircon


86 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities


Localities in this Region


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References

Vonsen, Magnus (1929), Death Valley and the borates of California: Rocks & Minerals: 3: 73-77.

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1930), Borate minerals from the Kramer district, Mohave Desert, California: USGS PP 158-I: 137-170; […Mineralogical Magazine: 22: 622 (1931)].

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 350, 367, 377.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10080426.

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