|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 59' 53'' North , 116° 23' 5'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||34.99806,-116.38472|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
A fluorspar prospect/deposit located in sec. 7, T10N, R6E, SBM, in the northern part of the Cady Mountains.
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Description: Occurs as veins ½ inch (1.25 cm) to 8 inches (20 cm) wide and up to 1 mile (1.62 km) long.
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Division Mines Report 39: 513-514; Crosby, James W. III & S.R. Hoffman (1951), Fluorspar in California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47: 633-636; Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): tabulated list; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 190.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 3 - Halides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
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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|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. 
|Zanclean - Aquitanian|
3.6 - 23.03 Ma
|Tertiary volcanic flow rocks, unit 16 (Northern Mojave Desert)|
Age: Neogene (3.6 - 23.03 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Alvord Peak Basalt; Artist Drive Formation; Barstow Formation; Funeral Fanglomerate; Gem Hill Formation; Greenwater Volcanics; Red Buttes Quartz Basalt; Ricardo Formation; Saddleback Basalt; Tropico Group
Description: Tertiary volcanic flow rocks; minor pyroclastic deposits.
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.