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Ventura Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 118° West (est.)

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Bowers, Stephen (1888), Ventura County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 8: 679-690.

Bowers, Stephen (1890), Orange, Ventura Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 10: 399-409, 758-772.

Fairbanks, Harold W. (1894), Geology of northern Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey and San Benito Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 12: 493-526.

Gale, Hoyt Stoddard (1912c), Borate Deposits in Ventura County, California: USGS Bulletin 540: 434-456.

Gale, Hoyt Stoddard (1914c) Borate deposits in Ventura County, California. USGS Bulletin 540: 434-456.

Huguenin, Emile (1919), Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties: California Division Mines Report 15: 727-769.

Tucker, W. Burling (1924a), Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 20): 20: 33-50, 87-97, 185-200, 367-374.

Tucker, W. Burling (1925a), San Diego, Ventura Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 21): 21: 223-245, 325-382.

Kerr, Paul Francis (1931), Bentonite from Ventura, California: Economic Geology: 26: 153-168.

Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1932), Ventura County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 28): 28: 247-277.

Carman, M.F., Jr. (1964), Geology of the Lockwood Valley area, Kern and Ventura Counties, California California Division Mines & Geol., Special Report 81.

Dickinson, W.R., Lowe, D.R. (1966), Stratigraphic Relations of Phosphate & Gypsum-Bearing Upper Miocene Strata, Upper Sespe Creek, Ventura Co., California, Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists: 50(11): 2464-2481.

Lowe, Donald R. (1969), Santa Margarita Formation, Upper Miocene, Upper Sespe Creek Area, Ventura County, California, Guidebook: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists: Pacific Coast Section, 70 p.

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