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Delaware, USA
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One of the thirteen original states of the USA.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Albite
var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Amber'
Anthophyllite
'Apatite'
'Asbestos'
Augite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
'Biotite'
Bornite
Calcite
'Chabazite'
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysotile
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Corundum
'Deweylite'
Diopside
Enstatite
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorapatite
var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite
'Garnet'
Glauconite
Goethite
Grossular
Hematite
Hisingerite
'Hornblende'
'Hypersthene'
Kyanite
Laumontite
'Limonite'
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Muscovite
Natrolite
'Ochre'
'Olivine'
Orthoclase
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Jasper
var: Smoky Quartz
Schorl
'Serpentine Group'
'var: Marmolite'
Sillimanite
Spessartine
'Stilbite'
Talc
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Vivianite


64 entries listed. 38 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Leavens, P. B. (1980) The minerals of Delaware: Delaware Geological Survey: Special Publication.

Picket, T. & D. Windish (compilers) (1992) Delaware: its rocks, minerals and fossils: Delaware Geological Survey: Special Publication, 18 p.

Means, J. (2010) Roadside geology of Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.: Mountain Press Publishers, 346 p.

External Links

Delaware Geological Survey http://www.dgs.udel.edu/

Schenck, W. M. Plank & L. Srogi (2000)Bedrock geologic map of the Piedmont of Delaware (2000) : Delaware Geological Survey GM 10
http://www.dgs.udel.edu/sites/dgs.udel.edu/files/publications/geomap10.pdf


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