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

Mineral Species
Species:Pyrrhotite
Formula:Fe7S8
Description
Comments:Occurs as minute hexagonal plates in montmorillonite filling of amygdules in basalt underlying the deposit. Also occurs as a brown coating on seams of borax.
Colour:Brassy; brown
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References: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): 166; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 69; California Division of Mines & Geology: Mineral Information Service: 22(10) (Oct 1969).
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Borax
Montmorillonite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrrhotite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Localities for Pyrrhotite 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 Pyrrhotite
74.2km (46.1 miles) A Cowboy Mine (Old Cowboy Mine; Gold Peak Mine; Gold Peak and Cowboy Mines; Zada Mine), Loraine, Loraine District, Kern Co., California, USA
74.5km (46.3 miles) B Blackhawk Mine, Millersville, Loraine District, Kern Co., California, USA
76.4km (47.5 miles) C Nadeau Mine (Rankin Mine), Morris Peak, Indian Wells Canyon District, Kern Co., California, USA
93.3km (58.0 miles) D Porter Mine (Venus Mine; Ophir Mine; McKeadney Mine; McKidney Mine; Old Bodfish Mine; Ederl group), Havilah, Clear Creek District, Kern Co., California, USA
98.5km (61.2 miles) E Mammoth Mine (Mammoth group of claim), Keyesville (Keysville), Keyesville District (Keysville District), Kern Co., California, USA
98.6km (61.3 miles) F Nob Hill Mine (Nob Hill prospect; Barlindo), Keyesville (Keysville), Keyesville District (Keysville District), Kern Co., California, USA
100.0km (62.1 miles) G Pacoima Canyon, San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
102.0km (63.4 miles) H 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
104.7km (65.1 miles) I High Grade Mine (Higrade Mine; Early Sunrise), Pennsylvania-Sunrise Group of Mines (Ana-Isabell claims; Pennsylvania claim; Pennsylvania vein; Sunrise vein; High Grade No. 1 claim; High Grade No. 2 claim), Keyesville (Keysville), Keyesville District (Keysville District), Kern Co., California, USA
109.6km (68.1 miles) J Southern Homestake Mine (Briggs Gold Mine; North Briggs; Grizzly Mine; Goldtooth; Southern Homestake group), Manly Peak, Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
112.1km (69.7 miles) K Major Mine (Sweet Marie; Rand group; June Ione), Alta Sierra, Greenhorn District (Greenhorn Mountains District), Greenhorn Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
112.3km (69.8 miles) L Unspecified W occurrence [2], Alta Sierra, Greenhorn District (Greenhorn Mountains District), Greenhorn Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
114.1km (70.9 miles) M Henshaw Quarry, Bloomington, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
115.3km (71.7 miles) N Jensen Quarry (Oak Quarry), Jurupa, Jurupa Mts, Riverside Co., California, USA
116.5km (72.4 miles) O Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
117.3km (72.9 miles) P Wet Weather Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
119.8km (74.5 miles) Q Old City Quarry (City Quarry), North Hill, Fairmont Park, Riverside, Riverside Co., California, USA
120.5km (74.9 miles) R Ratcliff Mine (Radcliffe Mine; Radcliffe group; Sun Rise claim; Grover Cleveland claim; John C. Carlisle claim; Kentucky claim; Texas claim; Joker claim; Joker Extension claim; Never Give Up claim; Treasutre Vault claim; W.G. Quartz claim), Slims Peak, South Park District, Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
125.0km (77.7 miles) S Mountain Girl Mine (Mountain Girl deposit; Porter Mine ?; Mountain Girl claim; Mountain Girl Fraction claim), Porter Peak, South Park District, Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
131.4km (81.7 miles) T War Baby prospect (War Baby claims), Round Mountain, Inyo Co., California, USA
131.9km (82.0 miles) U Curran Mine, Panamint (old Panamint), Panamint District (Ballarat District), Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
136.0km (84.5 miles) V Burro and Mary F. prospect (Burro and Mary; Burro claim; Mary F. claim; Protection group; Gem Mine; New Discovery Mine; Jail Canyon; Corona Mine), Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
136.6km (84.9 miles) W Emperor Mine (Darwin Mine), Darwin, Darwin District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
136.7km (84.9 miles) X Darwin District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
137.9km (85.7 miles) Y Ventura Mine, Simi Peak, Thousand Oaks, Ventura Co., California, USA
138.5km (86.0 miles) Z Jackass Mine, Darwin, Darwin District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA
158.0km (98.1 miles) 0 Panamint Mts (Panamint Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
158.9km (98.8 miles) 1 Unnamed Cu occurrence [3], Mountain Home, Tulare Co., California, USA
162.6km (101.0 miles) 2 Joker and Catherine prospect (San Juan Creek project; Laker and Catherine prospect), San Juan Creek, Dana Point, Dana Point [cape], Orange Co., California, USA
171.0km (106.3 miles) 3 Thanksgiving claim, Milo, Tulare Co., California, USA
183.7km (114.2 miles) 4 Baumann prospect (Bauman Ranch), Dumtah, Tulare Co., California, USA
187.4km (116.5 miles) 5 Hamilton Mine (Hamilton Copper prospect), Dumtah, Tulare Co., California, USA
224.0km (139.2 miles) 6 Old Ironsides prospect, Mesa Grande, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
233.3km (144.9 miles) 7 Grapevine Star Mine (Dewey group; Ready Relief), Grapevine Canyon, Ranchita, Volcan Mts, San Diego Co., California, USA
241.3km (149.9 miles) 8 Friday Mine, Julian, Julian District, San Diego Co., California, USA
243.9km (151.5 miles) 9 South Hubbard, Banner, Banner District, San Diego Co., California, USA
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