Borate Occurrence

Occurrence in Inyo county in California, United States with commodity Boron-Borates

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10023712
MRDS ID I001130
Record type Site
Current site name Borate Occurrence

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -116.68616, 36.34637 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Inyo

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
San Bernardino 26N 003E 31 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Boron-Borates Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Colemanite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Clastic Sedimentary Rock > Mudstone
    Rock unit name Furnace Creek Formation
    Rock description Furnace Creek Formation
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Miocene
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Miocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -116.68616, 36.34637

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category National Park
Area name Death Valley National Monument

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS I001130

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MCALLISTER, J.F., 1970, GEOLOGY OF THE FURNACE CREEK BORATE AREA, DEATH VALLEY, INYO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY MAP SHEET 14, SCALE 1:24,000

  • Other Database

    CIMRI

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1993 Orris, Greta J. U.S. Geological Survey