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Stibnite from
Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Stibnite
Formula:Sb2S3
Description
Comments:Needle-like crystals and clusters of shiny material occur throughout the deposit; specifically, it occurs as minute spherulites in kernite and borax.
Habit:Acicular
Colour:Black
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1930), Borate minerals from the Kramer district, Mohave Desert, California: USGS PP 158-I: 137-170; […Mineralogical Magazine: 22: 622 (1931)]; Dickson, F.W. and W.J. Raab (1965) Origin of stibnite associated with borax at Kramer, California. Geological Society of America Program: 44-45; Morgan, V. and Erd, R.C. (1969) Minerals of the Kramer borate district, California California Division of Mines and Geology Mineral Information Service: 22: 147, 168; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 127, 137.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Berthierite
Borax
Gerstleyite
Kernite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Stibnite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Localities for Stibnite in this Region
Baker Mine, U.S. Borax Mine (Pacific West Coast Borax; Pacific Coast Borax Co.; Boron Mine; Boron open pit; U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation Mine; Kramer Mine; Kramer pit; Baker Mine), Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Stibnite
31.3km (19.4 miles) A Atolia District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
35.2km (21.9 miles) B St. Lawrence Mine (St. Lawrence Rand Mine; K. C. N. Mine; Isabella Mine), Randsburg, Rand District (Randsburg District), Rand Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
35.6km (22.1 miles) C Kelly Mine, Randsburg, Rand District (Randsburg District), Rand Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
37.2km (23.1 miles) D Johannesburg area, Johannesburg District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
46.1km (28.6 miles) E Golden Queen Mine, Soledad Mountain project (Victory), Soledad Mountain deposit, Soledad Mountain (Butte Mountain), Mojave, Mojave-Rosamond District (Mojave District), Kern Co., California, USA
46.5km (28.9 miles) F Wegman group (Grace group; Eureka; Karma vein; Karma claim; Intention Junction claim; Ajax claim), Soledad Mountain project (Victory), Soledad Mountain deposit, Soledad Mountain (Butte Mountain), Mojave, Mojave-Rosamond District (Mojave District), Kern Co., California, USA
63.6km (39.5 miles) G Mammoth Eureka Mine, Sugarloaf Mountain, Loraine District, Kern Co., California, USA
66.3km (41.2 miles) H St. John Mine, Sorrell Peak, Piute Mountain District (Mount Sinai District), Piute Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
71.5km (44.4 miles) I Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area), Calico Mts (Calico Hills), San Bernardino Co., California, USA
73.2km (45.5 miles) J Studhorse Canyon Mine (Studhorse Canyon property), Loraine, Loraine District, Kern Co., California, USA
74.0km (46.0 miles) K Wiggins Mine (Wiggens Mine), Millersville, Loraine District, Kern Co., California, USA
79.5km (49.4 miles) L Top of the World Mine, Millersville, Loraine District, Kern Co., California, USA
80.9km (50.3 miles) M Unnamed Sb occurrence [1], Millersville, Loraine District, Kern Co., California, USA
84.3km (52.4 miles) N Jeannette-Grant Mine (Jeanette Grant Mine; Jenette-Grant Mines), Inspiration Point, Green Mountain District, Piute Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
86.1km (53.5 miles) O Tom Moore Mine (Erskine Creek Mine), Erskine Creek deposits (Tom Moore-Erskine Creek), Lake Isabella (Isabella) [town], Erskine Creek District, Kern Co., California, USA
87.8km (54.5 miles) P Lang Mine (Sterling Mine; Sterling Borax Mine; Tick Canyon Borax Mine), Tick Canyon Borate deposit, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
90.6km (56.3 miles) Q Rayo Mine, South Lake, Erskine Creek District, Kern Co., California, USA
91.6km (56.9 miles) R Alice Mine, Havilah, Clear Creek District, Kern Co., California, USA
96.5km (60.0 miles) S Unnamed Sb occurrence [5], Caliente, Kern Co., California, USA
100.0km (62.1 miles) T Pacoima Canyon, San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
102.0km (63.4 miles) U Big Blue group (North Extension Sumner; Jeff Davis; Bull Run; Beauregard; Urbana; Frank; Content; Big Blue-Sumner; Glue Gouge), Wofford Heights, Cove District, Kern Co., California, USA
109.8km (68.2 miles) V Rocket claim, Reilly (Anthony Mill ruins), Argus Mts (Argus Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
111.9km (69.5 miles) W Black Sambo Mine (Susie Q prospect; Susie Q Mine), Alta Sierra, Greenhorn District (Greenhorn Mountains District), Greenhorn Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
112.3km (69.8 miles) X Big Oscar Antimony deposit (Big Oscar Mine; The Abaca Mining Company), Alta Sierra, Greenhorn District (Greenhorn Mountains District), Greenhorn Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
115.3km (71.7 miles) Y Jensen Quarry (Oak Quarry), Jurupa, Jurupa Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA
116.5km (72.4 miles) Z Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
117.3km (72.9 miles) 0 Wet Weather Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
118.1km (73.4 miles) 1 Hilltop Mine (William and Johnson Mine; Revenue Canyon-Shepards Canyon divide [Murdoch & Webb]), Millspaugh, Argus Mts (Argus Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
123.7km (76.8 miles) 2 Mountain Group deposit (Crowell Mine; Crowell deposit; Mabey Canyon deposit; Mountain Antimony Mine), Mabey Canyon, Corona, Riverside Co., California, USA
126.0km (78.3 miles) 3 Unnamed Sb prospect [2] (Antimony prospect), Eagle Rest Peak, San Emigdio Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
130.8km (81.3 miles) 4 Unnamed Sb occurrence [2], Antimony Peak, San Emigdio Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
131.5km (81.7 miles) 5 Antimony Peak deposit (San Emigdio Mine; San Emigdio-Antimony Peak; Antimony Peak Mine), Antimony Peak, San Emigdio Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
131.6km (81.8 miles) 6 Wildrose Canyon, Wildrose District (Wild Rose District), Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
136.7km (84.9 miles) 7 Darwin District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
140.7km (87.4 miles) 8 Darwin Antimony Mine, Ophir Mountain, Darwin District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
141.4km (87.9 miles) 9 Wild Rose Antimony deposits (Wild Rose Antimony Mine; Wildrose Antimony Mine; Wildrose Mine; Antimonium; Wild Rose Canyon Antimony deposits), Wildrose Peak, Wildrose District (Wild Rose District), Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
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