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

Mineral Species
Species:Ulexite
Formula:NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Description
Comments:Fibrous or acicular masses with silky luster; as mushroom and as "cottonballs" of soft, matted fibers/nodules.
Quality of samples: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): 146; Carnahan, V. (1970), Notes on some minerals from Boron: Bulletin of the Mineralogical Society of Southern California, November: 10; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 51, 213, 256.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Arsenic
Garrelsite
Hornblende
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Kurnakovite35 photos of Ulexite associated with Kurnakovite at this locality.
Calcite15 photos of Ulexite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Tunellite14 photos of Ulexite associated with Tunellite at this locality.
Colemanite12 photos of Ulexite associated with Colemanite at this locality.
Inderite10 photos of Ulexite associated with Inderite at this locality.
Realgar5 photos of Ulexite associated with Realgar at this locality.
Orpiment4 photos of Ulexite associated with Orpiment at this locality.
Inyoite3 photos of Ulexite associated with Inyoite at this locality.
Pararealgar2 photos of Ulexite associated with Pararealgar at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Ulexite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Localities for Ulexite 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
Jenifer Mine (Jennifer 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
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
West Baker Mine (Suckow Mine; Suchow Mine), West Baker, Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Ulexite
5.8km (3.6 miles) A Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
35.5km (22.1 miles) B Koehn Lake evaporite deposit, Koehn Lake (Kane Springs; Desert Springs), Saltdale, Fremont Valley, Kern Co., California, USA
37.3km (23.2 miles) C Unnamed Borate occurrence [3], Koehn Lake (Kane Springs; Desert Springs), Saltdale, Fremont Valley, Kern Co., California, USA
37.9km (23.6 miles) D Cotton Ball Borax Mine, Koehn Lake evaporite deposit, Koehn Lake (Kane Springs; Desert Springs), Saltdale, Fremont Valley, Kern Co., California, USA
46.3km (28.8 miles) E Red Rock Canyon prospects, Ricardo, El Paso Mountains District, El Paso Mts, Kern Co., California, USA
75.5km (46.9 miles) F Daggett, Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area), Calico Mts (Calico Hills), San Bernardino Co., California, USA
75.7km (47.0 miles) G China Lake Mine (China Lake deposit), China Lake, China Lake [town], Kern Co., California, USA
79.9km (49.7 miles) H 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
82.6km (51.3 miles) I Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
87.8km (54.5 miles) J 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) K Lang, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
145.7km (90.6 miles) L Bennetts Well, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
148.8km (92.5 miles) M Eagle Borax Spring, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
149.3km (92.7 miles) N Eagle Borax Works Mine, Eagle Borax Spring, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
167.5km (104.1 miles) O Widow No. 3 Mine (New Widow), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
167.6km (104.1 miles) P Widow No. 1 Mine (Widow Mine), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
167.6km (104.1 miles) Q Widow No. 7 Mine (Old Widow), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
168.3km (104.6 miles) R Sigma Mine (White Monster Mine; Sigma-White Monster Mine), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
169.1km (105.1 miles) S Upper Biddy Mine (Upper Biddy McCarthy Mine; Big Biddy Mine), Biddy McCarthy Mines, Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
169.1km (105.1 miles) T Hard Scramble claim, Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
169.5km (105.3 miles) U Boraxo Mine (Kern Borate Mine; Boraxo deposit; Boraxo No. 1 and No. 2; Clara claim; Thompson Mine; Tenneco Mine), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
169.5km (105.3 miles) V Inyo Mine (Inyo prospect), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
170.1km (105.7 miles) W Maria deposit, Greenwater Range, Inyo Co., California, USA
170.4km (105.9 miles) X Monte Blanco Mine (Monte Blanco deposit; Monte Blanco adit), Monte Blanco, Black Mts, Amargosa Range, Inyo Co., California, USA
170.6km (106.0 miles) Y Corkscrew Canyon Mine (Corkscrew Mine), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
170.6km (106.0 miles) Z 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
170.7km (106.1 miles) 0 Gerstley Mine (Gerstley I; Gerstley pit; Kern Company Land Company), Resting Spring Range, Inyo Co., California, USA
171.2km (106.4 miles) 1 Gerstley II Mine, Resting Spring Range, Inyo Co., California, USA
171.2km (106.4 miles) 2 Corkscrew Diversion Channel occurrence, Mouth of Corkscrew Canyon area, Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
171.3km (106.4 miles) 3 Meridian claim, Twenty Mule Team Canyon, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
171.3km (106.4 miles) 4 South Meridian claim, Twenty Mule Team Canyon, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
171.6km (106.6 miles) 5 Played Out Mine, Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
171.7km (106.7 miles) 6 Oliver claim (Neglect claim; Oliver Consolidated claim), Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
172.1km (106.9 miles) 7 Mott prospect (Mott Colemanite prospect; Mott open cut), Twenty Mule Team Canyon, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
173.9km (108.1 miles) 8 Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
180.0km (111.9 miles) 9 Harmony Borax Works Mine (Old Harmony Borax Works), Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, USA
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