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Cadiz Dry Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
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34° 17' 14'' North , 115° 23' 15'' West
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A Ca-Na-salt-K-Sr-gypsum/anhydrite-Li deposit/mines located in T2 & 3N, R15E, SBM, about 12 miles ESE of Danby Dry Lake and SE of Amboy.

Although the Ca, Na, gypsum, Sr, and Li occurrences are spread over different localities, Cadiz Dry Lake is treated as one mineral locality zoned with respect to concentration and composition of brines and evaporites.

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2 valid minerals.

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Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 220; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 192 (map 5-3), 193.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

References

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Gale, H.S. and Hicks, W.B. (1920), Mineral Resources of the U.S., 1917, Part 2, USGS: 397-481.
Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1930), Los Angeles field division: California Mining Bureau. Report 26 No. 3: 202-325.
Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1931), Los Angeles Field Division; 27th Report of the State Mineralogist; San Bernardino County: California Mining Bureau. Report 27: 262-401.
Hewett, Donnel Foster, et al (1936), Mineral resources of the region around Boulder Dam: USGS Bulletin 871, 323 pp.
Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 39): 39(4): 427-550.
King, C.R. (1948), California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 44): 44(2): 189-200.
Ver Planck, Wm. E., Jr. (1950), Strontium in California. California Division of Mines Bulletin 156, part 3: 208-251.
Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 220.
Ver Planck, W.E. (1957), California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 176: 475-482.
Ver Planck, Wm. E., Jr. (1958), Salt in California: California Division Mines Bulletin 175, 168 pp.
Danehy, E.A. and Collier, J.T. (1959), Geology and Mineral Resources of
T3N, R15-16E, SBM: Southern Pacific Co., unpublished map and report.
Spurck, W.H. (1959), Geology and Mineral Resources of T3N, R13-14E, SBM.
Spurck, W.H. (1959), Geology and Mineral Resources of T2N, R15-16E, SBM.
Calzia, J.P. et al (1979), Leaseable Mineral Resources of the California Desert Conservation Area: USGS Administration Riverside, California: 28-34.
Calzia, J.P. and Moore, S.W. (1980), Geophysical, Lithhlogic and Water-Quality Data from Cadiz Dry Lake, San Bernardino County, California: USGS Open-File Report 80-273.
Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 220; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 192 (map 5-3), 193.
Rosen, M.R.; Stillings, L.L.; Kane, T.; Campbell, K.; Vitale, P.G., M.; Spanjers, P.G., R. (2020) Li and Ca Enrichment in the Bristol Dry Lake Brine Compared to Brines from Cadiz and Danby Dry Lakes, Barstow-Bristol Trough, California, USA. Minerals 10, 284.

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