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Owens Lake, Olancha, Owens Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 20' North , 117° 57' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.3333333333, -117.95

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Chatard, T.M. (1890a), On urao: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 38: 59-64; […USGS Bulletin 60: 75-78 (1890)]: 59.

Chatard, T.M. (1890b), Natural soda; Its occurrence and utilization: USGS Bulletin 60: 27-101.

Clarke, F.W. (1910), Analyses of rocks and minerals from the laboratory of the United States Geological Survey, 1880-1908; USGS Bulletin 419: 256.

Smith, George Irving & W.P. Pratt (1957), Core logs from Owens, China, Searles and Panamint Basins, California: USGS Bulletin 1045-A: 5.

Hay, Richard Le Roy & Richard J. Moiola (1963), Authigenic silicate minerals in three desert lakes of eastern California (abstract): Program New York Meeting, Geological Society of America: 15-25, 67, 76A.

Hay, Richard Le Roy (1964), Phillipsite of saline lakes and soils American Mineralogist: 49: 1369.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 71, 151, 197, 277-278, 287, 293, 374.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 205, 207, 368, 374, 381.

Brown, N., Lamos, P. & Scarr, I. (2003): Present-day features related to the deposition of trona at Owens Lake, California, and a comparison of the trona deposits of the Green River Basin: 36-40.

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