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Saponite from
Unnamed Saponite occurrence [1], Twelvemile Spring, Chicago Valley, Lake Tecopa Basin, Inyo Co., California, USA

Locality type:Occurrence
Classification
Species:Saponite
Formula:Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Comments:Occurs in lacustrine sediments.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Starkey, H.C. and Blackmon, P.D. (1979) Clay mineralogy of Pleistocene Lake Tecopa, Inyo County, California. USGS Professional Paper 1061, 34 pp.: 23, 25; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 439.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Saponite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Unnamed Saponite occurrence [1], Twelvemile Spring, Chicago Valley, Lake Tecopa Basin, Inyo Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Saponite
52.7km (32.7 miles) Ash Meadows Mining District, Amargosa Desert, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
62.9km (39.1 miles) K-B deposit (Ewing claims), Ash Meadows Mining District, Amargosa Desert, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
66.0km (41.0 miles) Badwater Basin, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
93.4km (58.1 miles) Ballarat Saponite deposit, Ballarat, Panamint Mining District (Ballarat Mining District), Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
 
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