Eastern Mojave Vegetation Antelope Springs Road, Mono County, California  
 

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 Through Little Antelope Valley between US Highway 395 and Owens River Road.

Other articles: Forest Road 2S07 at Antelope Sprs Rd  

Junction: Owens River Road

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Literature Cited:
- Reynolds, Robert E., and David R. Jessey, 2009.

Other articles: Maps 4 Apr 2009
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Location of Field Trip Stop 2-7 of the 2009 Desert Symposium in Reynolds and Jessey (2009). The low ridge to the north is capped bu siliceous sinter deposits from fossil hot springs activity. This is a good place to view silicified plant remains. The fossilized plants are mostly a marshland flora.
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Plant fossils from former hot springs.
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Field Trip Day 2, Detail of Stops 5-10

Other articles: Forest Road 3S07 at Antelope Sprs Rd  

Junction: Forest Service Road 3S07

Literature Cited:
- Reynolds, Robert E., and David R. Jessey, 2009.

Other articles: Maps 4 Apr 2009

Locations: Huntley Kaolinite Quarry.  

Huntley Kaolinite Mine

Field Trip Stop 2-8 "Huntley Kaolinite Mine" of the 2009 Desert Symposium (Reynolds and Jessey, 2009).

The Huntley Kaolinite Mine is an active mine currently owned by Standard Industrial Minerals of Bishop, CA. The mine does not operate on weekends, but mining equipment is parked at the site. Due to vandalism that occurred in 20052006 the mine property is now posted with prominent No Trespassing signs. However, the tailing piles can be accessed from Antelope Springs Road without entering the mine site. The company has been quite accommodating to geologists in the past. If you plan to enter the mine property, contact the company and let them know when you would like to visit and get their permission. If you visit the pit, respect their equipment and other property (Reynolds and Jessey, 2009).

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Huntley Kaolinite Quarry
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Huntley Kaolinite Quarry
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Field Trip Day 2, Detail of Stops 5-10

Other articles: Old Highway 395 at Antelope Sprs Rd  

Junction: Old Highway 395
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Reynolds, Robert E., and David R. Jessey. 2009. Landscape Evolution at an Active Plate Margin. The 2009 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings. Fullerton and Riverside, Ca: Desert Studies Consortium, California State University and LSA Associates, Inc., April 2009. {TAS}
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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/3/2017 1:06:29 PM