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

Mineral Species
Species:Rhodochrosite
Formula:MnCO3
Description
Comments:Occurs as platy rosettes to 3 mm diameter.
Colour:Rose-pink
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&10): 165-166; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 213.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rhodochrosite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Localities for Rhodochrosite 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 Rhodochrosite
31.1km (19.3 miles) A Manganese Queen Mine (BHP Mine; B.H.P. Mine), Sidney Peak, Rand District (Randsburg District), Rand Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
88.7km (55.1 miles) B New York Mine (New York Claim; Alta Silver Claim; Alta Silver Group), San Bernardino Co., California, USA
95.8km (59.5 miles) C White Knob Quarry, Lucerne Valley, Lucerne Valley Limestone District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
125.1km (77.7 miles) D Manganite group (Chapin Manganese; Reward group; Reward Nos. 1-3 claims; Goodhope Nos. 1-2 claims; Manganese Nos. 1-4; Wingate Wash), Owlshead Mts, Inyo Co., California, USA
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