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Datolite from
Lang Mine (Sterling Mine; Sterling Borax Mine; Tick Canyon Borax Mine), Tick Canyon Borate deposit, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Datolite
Formula:CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Comments:Occurs as a finely crystalline crust on cavities in shale; as well-formed minute crystals of two distinct crystal habits and associated with howlite masses, and occasionally coated by celestine crystals.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Murdoch, Joseph (1962), Bakerite crystals: American Mineralogist: 47: 919-923; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 71, 95, 122; Pemberton, H. Earl (1968) The minerals of the Sterling borax mine, Los Angeles County, California. Mineral Explorer 3, No. 1, 10 pp.: 8, 9; Masimer, G.E. (1966) Tick Canyon revisited. Gems and Minerals: 347: 20-23; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 509; www.mineralsocal.org.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Datolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lang Mine (Sterling Mine; Sterling Borax Mine; Tick Canyon Borax Mine), Tick Canyon Borate deposit, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Datolite
48.8km (30.3 miles) Santa Monica Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
 
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