|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 13' 59'' North , 115° 36' 29'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||33.23306,-115.60806|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Sonoran Desert, North America|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
A former Br-Na-Ca-salt occurrence/mine located in the SW¼ sec. 10, T11S, R13E, SBM, in the Salton Sea, 8.4 km (5.2 miles) W of Niland, W of Mullet Island. Discovered in 1919. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters. One commodity is calcium chloride.
The ore body is a blanket.
Workings include unspecified surface openings/operations.
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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Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)
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. 
|Quaternary - Miocene|
0 - 23.03 Ma
|Cenozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.