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Kanan Road (Ferrierite locality), Agoura Hills, Santa Monica Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA

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A zeolite occurrence located in sec. 33, T1N, R18W, SBM, along Kanan Road, SW of the Kanan turnoff of the Ventura Freeway, approximately 6 miles SW of Agoura.

Outcrops and surface diggings, south of Route 101 (Ventura Freeway).

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9 valid minerals.

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Carnahan, V. (1968), Minerals of Los Angeles County, part 2, Santa Monica Mountains, San Gabriel Mountains and the Northern Ridges: Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Alliance Quarterly: 6(4): 20-24.

Wise, W.S., Nokleberg, W.., and Kokinos, M. (1969) Clinoptilolite and ferrierite from Agoura, California. American Mineralogist: 54: 887-895.

Alietti, A. (1972), Polymorphism and crystal chemistry of heulandite and Clinoptilolite: American Mineralogist: 57: 1450.

Koyama, K. and Takeuchi, Y. (1977) Clinoptilolite: the distribution of potassium atoms and its role in thermal stability. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 145: 216-239.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 292, 376, 380.

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