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Strontianite from
Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Locality type:Hill
Classification
Species:Strontianite
Formula:SrCO3
Comments:Occurs as large deposits of brown fibrous material and gray granular material in limestone; also fan-shaped or spherical aggregates to 3 inches in size in clay beds.
Habit:Fibrous; fan-shaped or spherical aggregates
Colour:Brown, gray
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Knopf, Adolf (1918b), Strontianite deposits near Barstow, California USGS Bulletin 660: 257, 263; Moore, Bernard Nettleton (1935), Some strontium deposits of southeastern California and western Arizona: A.I.M.E. Tech. Pub. 599, 24 pp.: 376; Durrell, C. (1953), Geological investigations of strontium deposits in southern California: California Division Mines Special Report 32: 23; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 122, 354; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 217; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 199.; Knopf, Adolf (1918b), Strontianite deposits near Barstow, California USGS Bulletin 660: 263; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 122.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Celestine
Celestine
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Strontianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Localities for Strontianite in this Region
Solomon deposit, Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Strontianite
3.1km (1.9 miles) Solomon deposit, Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
9.5km (5.9 miles) Ross Mine (Ross deposit; Barstow Mine; T.G. Nicklin), Calico, Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area), Calico Mts (Calico Hills), San Bernardino Co., California, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) Columbus Mine (Gem Borate Mine; Gem Mine), Daggett Ridge, Belleville Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
61.9km (38.5 miles) Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kern Co., California, USA
72.2km (44.9 miles) Unnamed Sr prospect [4] (Unnamed Strontianite prospect), Sleeping Beauty, Cady Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
74.4km (46.3 miles) Dupont Stontianite group (Ludlow; L.A. Davis; Rowe and Buehler Mine; Argos deposit), Argos, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
 
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