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Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 14' 48'' North , 116° 49' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.2466666667, -116.816944444
Other regions containing this locality:Death Valley National Park, California/Nevada, USA

A desert basin on National Park Service land (Death Valley National Park). Lies between the Panamint Mountains on the W and the Amargosa Mountains on the E. Contains the lowest spot in the USA at -282 feet.

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56 valid minerals.

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Bodewig, C. & G. vom Rath (1885), Colmanit aus Californien: Zeitschr. Kristallographie, Band 10: 181.

Hanks, Henry Garber (1889), On the occurrence of hanksite in California: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 37: 63-66.

Bailey, Gilbert E. (1902), The saline deposits of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 24: 45-46, 102, 106, 169, 170.

Eakle, Arthur Starr (1908), Notes on some California minerals: University of California, Department of Geological Science Bulletin: 5: 230.

Clements, Thomas (1954), Geological Story of Death Valley Palm Desert: Desert Magazine Press, 1954.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 122, 166, 214, 326, 341, 365, 374.

Clark, William B. (1972), Death Valley: The Story Behind the Scenery. Las Vegas: KC. Publications, 1972.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 193, 342.

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