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

Mineral Species
Species:Wardsmithite
Formula:Ca5Mg[B4O7]6 · 30H2O
Description
Comments:Occurs on montmorillonite as clusters of minute crystals at the bottom of the pit.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 243.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Montmorillonite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wardsmithite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kramer Borate deposit, Boron, Kramer District (Kramer Borate District), Kern Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Wardsmithite
169.1km (105.1 miles) A Hard Scramble claim, Ryan, Furnace Creek District (Furnace Creek Borate District; Death Valley Area Borate Deposits; Ryan area), Inyo Co., California, USA
171.3km (106.4 miles) B 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
171.7km (106.7 miles) C 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
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