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Tungsten Prospecting Associates occurrence (T.P.A. No. 1), Rimrock, Morongo District (Lone Valley District), San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Tungsten Prospecting Associates occurrence (T.P.A. No. 1)Occurrence
Rimrock- not defined -
Morongo District (Lone Valley District)Mining District
San Bernardino MountainsMountain Range
San Bernardino Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 15' 52'' North , 116° 37' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Big Bear City12,304 (2017)19.8km
Morongo Valley3,552 (2011)24.6km
Yucca Valley21,600 (2017)24.6km
Big Bear Lake5,213 (2017)26.0km
Joshua Tree7,414 (2011)32.4km


A W occurrence located in the NW¼NW¼NW¼ sec. 13, T2N, R2E, SBM, about 11 km NW of Rimrock (center), on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in limestone and mica schist. Local rocks include Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 1 (Mojave Desert and Death Valley area).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O BaryteBaSO4
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

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Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 49): 49(1-2): tabulated list, No. 384, p. 126.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10237998.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060711384.

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USGS MRDS Record:10237998

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