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Ives tunnel, Lockwood Valley, Lake of the Woods area, Ventura County Borate Mining District (Stauffer Mining District), San Emigdio Mountains, Ventura Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ives tunnelTunnel
Lockwood ValleyValley
Lake of the Woods areaArea
Ventura County Borate Mining District (Stauffer Mining District)Mining District
San Emigdio MountainsArea
Ventura Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 45' 50'' North , 119° 7' 18'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pine Mountain Club2,315 (2017)9.5km
Lake of the Woods917 (2011)12.9km
Frazier Park2,691 (2011)17.4km
Lebec1,468 (2011)25.0km
Mettler136 (2011)36.1km


A borate occurrence located about 7¾ miles WSW of Lake of the Woods (Kern County).

Mineralization is hosted in lake sediments and shale.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Colemanite
Formula: Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
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 6 - Borates
Colemanite6.CB.10Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Triborates
Colemanite26.3.5.1Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
OOxygen
O ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

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Gale, Hoyt Stoddard (1912c), Borate Deposits in Ventura County, California: USGS Bulletin 540: 434-456.

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