May Queen Quartz Mine, Zzyzx (Fort Soda; Soda; Soda Springs; Zzyzx Mineral Spring Resort), Soda Mountains, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 14' 24'' North , 116° 12' 11'' West
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A quartz occurrence/mine located in the S½S½SE¼ sec. 2, T13N, R7E, SBM, 14.1 km (8.7 miles) NW of Zzyxz and 12.1 km (7.5 miles) WSW of Baker, in proximity to the Blue Bell Mine, in the Soda Mountains, on private (patented) land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.
Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 3 (Mojave Desert, Death Valley area, and Eastern Sierra Nevada).
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Quartz|
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10188681.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks|
|Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with  coordinated Si|
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California Division of Mines (1962): Mineral Information Service: 15(10): 8.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10188681.
U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060710830.
MINERAL SURVEY 2824.
|USGS MRDS Record:||10188681|
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