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Unnamed Zeolite occurrence [2], Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 3' 15'' North , 117° 4' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.0544433594, -117.073608398

A zeolites occurrence located in sec. 10, T11N, R2W, SBM, 6.1 km (3.8 miles) W of the coordinates of record position for the Mud Hills and 5.9 km (3.6 miles) SSW of Coolgardie Camp, N of Fossil Canyon, along the western margin of the Mud Hills, on Bureau of Land Management administered land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in altered tuff of the Barstow Formation. Local rocks include Quaternary alluvium and marine deposits.

Workings include unspecified surface openings.

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Gude, A.J. and Sheppard, R.A. (1966) Silica-rich chabazite from the Barstow formation, San Bernardino County, Southern California. American Mineralogist: 51: 909-910.

Sheppard, R.A. and Gude, A.J. (1969c) Diagenesis of tuffs in the Barstow formation, Mud Hills, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Professional Paper 634, 35 pp.: 2-3, 12.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 381.

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (1989), U.S. Army National Training Center Expansion Proposal: No. 12, unnumbered table to accompany figure 3-13, in chapter 3 – affected environment, existing land uses (draft Environmental Impact Study [EIS]).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10214094.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060712695.

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