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

Mineral Species
Species:Howlite
Formula:Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5
Description
Comments:Occurs as sparse cauliflower-like nodules in the clay or siltstone envelope of the Na-borate orebody; at one location, thin platy crystals to 0.15 mm occur in nodules of colemanite.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gale, Hoyt Stoddard (1946), Geology of the Kramer borate district, Kern County, California: California Division Mines Report 42: 332; Dibblee, T.W., Jr. (1967a) Areal geology of western Mojave Desert, California. USGS Professional Paper 522: 126-127; Morgan, V. and Erd, R.C. (1969) Minerals of the Kramer borate district, California California Division of Mines and Geology Mineral Information Service: 22(9&10): 152; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 510.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Colemanite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Howlite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Localities for Howlite in this Region
California Borate Company property (Western Borax Mine; Western Mine), Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Howlite
5.8km (3.6 miles) A Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
10.4km (6.4 miles) B Unnamed Howlite occurrences [1], Saddleback Mountain, East Kramer Borate area (East Kramer Colemanite area), East Kramer District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) C Unnamed Howlite occurrence [2], Kramer Junction (Beecher's Corners; Beechers Corners; Four Corners), East Kramer Borate area (East Kramer Colemanite area), East Kramer District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
75.5km (46.9 miles) D Daggett, Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area), Calico Mts (Calico Hills), San Bernardino Co., California, USA
79.9km (49.7 miles) E Pacific Mine (Pacific Coast Borax Company properties; Borate; Borate Colemanite Mines; Calico; Old Borate; Pacific Coast Borax Co. workings), Calico, Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area), Calico Mts (Calico Hills), San Bernardino Co., California, USA
87.8km (54.5 miles) F Lang Mine (Sterling Mine; Sterling Borax Mine; Tick Canyon Borax Mine), Tick Canyon Borate deposit, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
92.5km (57.5 miles) G Lang, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
129.4km (80.4 miles) H Russell Mine, Lockwood Valley, Lake of the Woods area, Ventura County Borate District (Stauffer District), San Emigdio Mts, Ventura Co., California, USA
170.6km (106.0 miles) I Billie Mine (Billie group; Ryan Mine; Billie I Mine; Billie II Mine), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
171.9km (106.8 miles) J Gower Gulch Mine, Zabriskie Point, Black Mts, Amargosa Range, Inyo Co., California, USA
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