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Strontianite from
Columbus Mine (Gem Borate Mine; Gem Mine), Daggett Ridge, Belleville Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Strontianite
Formula:SrCO3
Comments:only reported association with colemanite
Habit:white needles in vugs
Significance:Unusual or interesting association, relationships with other species, pseudomorphism etc. - see notes.
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Raman Spectroscopy
References
References:Vonsen, Magnus (1951), Borates of California: Rocks & Minerals: 26: 494-503.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Strontianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Columbus Mine (Gem Borate Mine; Gem Mine), Daggett Ridge, Belleville Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Strontianite
24.1km (15.0 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
28.1km (17.4 miles) Solomon deposit, Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
31.0km (19.3 miles) Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
52.5km (32.6 miles) Unnamed Sr prospect [4] (Unnamed Strontianite prospect), Sleeping Beauty, Cady Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
54.2km (33.7 miles) Dupont Stontianite group (Ludlow; L.A. Davis; Rowe and Buehler Mine; Argos deposit), Argos, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
78.8km (49.0 miles) Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kern Co., California, USA
98.6km (61.2 miles) Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
 
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