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

Mineral Species
Species:'Phillipsite' (not an IMA apprroved species)
Description
Comments:Tuffs 50 to 100 feet above the borate orebody largely alter to phillipsite; an almost monominerallic 10 cm thick layer of cream-coloured micro-crystalline phillipsite exists in altered tuff on top of the colemanite facies in the open pit.
Colour:Cream-coloured
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hay, Richard Le Roy (1964), Phillipsite of saline lakes and soils American Mineralogist: 49: 1367; Hay, Richard Le Roy (1966) Zeolites and zeolitic reactions in sedimentary rocks: Geological Society of America Special Paper 85, 130 p.: 44; 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): 147, 166; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 375, 382.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Clinoptilolite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Phillipsite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Localities for Phillipsite in this Region
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
U.S. Borax open pit (Boron pit), 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 Phillipsite
46.3km (28.8 miles) A Red Rock Canyon prospects, Ricardo, El Paso Mountains District, El Paso Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
61.9km (38.5 miles) B Mud Hills (Strontium Hills), Barstow District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
75.7km (47.0 miles) C China Lake Mine (China Lake deposit), China Lake, China Lake [town], Kern Co., California, USA
82.6km (51.3 miles) D Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
116.5km (72.4 miles) E Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
135.9km (84.5 miles) F Santa Monica Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
139.2km (86.5 miles) G Canwood St construction site 2014, Agoura Hills, Santa Monica Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
145.6km (90.5 miles) H Owens Lake, Olancha, Owens Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
158.4km (98.5 miles) I Shoshone property No. 1, McLain Park, Inyo Co., California, USA
163.5km (101.6 miles) J Lake Tecopa Zeolite deposit, Lake Tecopa Basin, Inyo Co., California, USA
164.8km (102.4 miles) K Greenwater Canyon occurrence, Ryon summit, Greenwater Range, Inyo Co., California, USA
172.5km (107.2 miles) L Terry Mine (Terry Borate Mine; Terry pit; Terry deposit), Amargosa Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
175.0km (108.7 miles) M Gold Junction Quarry (Gold Junction tunnel site), Amargosa Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
177.3km (110.2 miles) N Table Mountain Zeolite occurrence, Squaw Mountain, Shadow Mts [1], San Bernardino Co., California, USA
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