Blue Bell Mine (Blue Bell Corundum Mine), Baker, Soda Mts, Silver Lake District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 14' 39'' North , 116° 13' 19'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.24444,-116.22222|
NOTE: Please do NOT add any additional species to this file unless they are actually from this Blue Bell Mine.
The other Blue Bell Mine, also known as the Hard Luck claims (locality 144880), is the prolific locality in this greater area. They are not the same mine.
NOTE: This locality is not listed in the USGS MRDS database.
1 valid mineral.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Cretaceous - Triassic|
66 - 252.17 Ma
|Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 3 (Mojave Desert, Death Valley area, and Eastern Sierra Nevada)|
Age: Mesozoic (66 - 252.17 Ma)
Description: Undivided Mesozoic volcanic and metavolcanic rocks. Andesite and rhyolite flow rocks, greenstone, volcanic breccia and other pyroclastic rocks; in part strongly metamorphosed. Includes volcanic rocks of Franciscan Complex: basaltic pillow lava, diabase, greenstone, and minor pyroclastic rocks.
Comments: Southeastern California and eastern Sierra Nevada. Mostly rhyolitic to dacitic ignimbrites and tuffs. Includes andesite, basalt, pyroclastic rocks, and sedimentary rocks. In part strongly metamorphosed. Continental and marine
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.