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Washington, USA

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Aegirine

Aenigmatite

Agardite-(Y)

Aguilarite

Alabandite

Albite

var: Andesine

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Alleghanyite

Almandine

'Almandine-Pyrope Series'

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'

'Alum Group'

Alunite

Alunogen

'Amber'

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Byssolite'

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

'Andorite'

Andradite

var: Melanite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

var: Nickeliferous Ankerite

Annabergite

Annite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

var: Labradorite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antimony

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Arfvedsonite

Armenite

Arsendescloizite

Arsenic

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Astrophyllite

Atacamite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Aurostibite

Austinite

Autunite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Baryte

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

'Bastnäsite Group'

Bementite

Berthierite

Beryl

Berzelianite

Beudantite

Bílinite

Bindheimite

'Biotite'

'var: Oxybiotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Blödite

Böhmite

Boleite

Bornite

Botallackite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brannerite

Brannockite

Braunite

Brochantite

Bromargyrite

Brookite

Brucite

Burkeite

Bustamite

Calaverite

'Calcareous Tufa'

Calciocatapleiite

Calciohilairite (TL)

Calcite

var: Glendonite

var: Manganoan Calcite

var: Travertine

'Caliche'

Cancrinite

Caryopilite

Cassiterite

Celadonite

Celestine

Cerussite

Cervantite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chamosite

Chevkinite-(Ce)

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Chondrodite

Chromite

Chrysoberyl

Chrysocolla

'Chrysolite'

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Chromian Clinochlore

var: Pennine

Clinoenstatite

Clinohumite

'Clinoptilolite'

Clinoptilolite-Ca

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

'Cobalt'

Cobaltite

Coffinite

'Columbite'

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Conichalcite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquandite (TL)

Cordierite

Corundum

var: Ruby

var: Sapphire

Cosalite

Covellite

Cowlesite

Crednerite

Cristobalite

Cubanite

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

'Cyrtolite'

Dachiardite-Ca

Dachiardite-Na

Danburite

Datolite

Daubréelite

'Davidite'

Deerite

Delvauxite

Diamond

Diaphorite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

var: Chromian Diopside

Dolomite

Dravite

Dufrénite

Dumortierite

Edenite

Elpidite

var: Calcian Elpidite

Empressite

Enargite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Epidote

Epistilbite

Epsomite

'Erionite'

Erionite-K

Erythrite

Euchroite

Euxenite-(Y)

'Fahlunite'

Famatinite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

Ferberite

Fergusonite-(Y)-β

Ferrierite-Na (TL)

Ferrimolybdite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Ferro-hornblende

Ferro-richterite

Fischesserite

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Forsterite

Freibergite

'Gadolinite'

Gadolinite-(Ce)

Gadolinite-(Y)

Gagarinite-(Y)

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

Galenobismutite

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Garronite-Ca

Gaylussite

Genthelvite

Geocronite

Gibbsite

Glaucodot

Glaucophane

'Gmelinite'

Goethite

Gold

var: Electrum

Gonnardite

Gonyerite

Graphite

Greenalite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hibschite

'Grossular-Hibschite Series'

Gudmundite

'Gummite'

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Gyrolite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Harmotome

Hastingsite

var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite

Hausmannite

Hedenbergite

Hedleyite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hercynite

Hessite

'Heulandite'

Hexahydrite

Hisingerite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Hübnerite

Humite

Hydrokenoelsmoreite (TL)

var: Ferritungstite

Hydromagnesite

Hydrotalcite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Ilmenite

Inesite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jacobsite

'Jade'

'var: Nephrite'

Jadeite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Johannsenite

'Joséite'

Joséite-B

Kainosite-(Y)

Kaolinite

Kermesite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kotoite

Krennerite

Kyanite

Langite

Laumontite

Lawsonite

Leadhillite

'Lepidolite'

'Lévyne'

Liebigite

'Limonite'

'var: Chromiferous Limonite'

Linarite

Linnaeite

Löllingite

Ludwigite

Luinaite-(OH)

Mackinawite (TL)

Magnesite

var: Ferroan Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Ishkulite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Manganite

Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Massicot

Maucherite

Meionite

Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Mendozite

Meneghinite

Mercury

Mesolite

Meta-autunite (TL)

Metacinnabar

Metatorbernite

Miargyrite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Millerite

Mimetite

Minnesotaite

Mirabilite

Molybdenite

Molybdite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Morenosite

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Mariposite

var: Sericite

Natrolite

Natron

Naumannite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Nickel

Nickeline

Nickelskutterudite

Nontronite

Offretite

Okanoganite-(Y) (TL)

Okenite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Opal

var: Common Opal

var: Hyalite

var: Hydrophane

var: Opal-AN

var: Precious Opal

var: Wood Opal

Orpiment

Orthoclase

Osmium

var: Iridosmine

Owyheeite

Padĕraite

Palygorskite

Pararealgar

Pargasite

Parnauite

Paulingite-K (TL)

Pearceite

'Pearceite-T2ac'

Pectolite

Pekoite

Pennantite

Pentlandite

'Petrified Wood'

Petrovskaite

Petzite

Pharmacosiderite

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-K

Phlogopite

Phosgenite

'Phosphorite
var: Coprolite'

Phosphuranylite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

Platinum

Polybasite

Polybasite-Tac

Polycrase-(Y)

Polylithionite

Posnjakite

Powellite

Prehnite

Proustite

Pseudoboleite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Bravoite

var: Nickelian Pyrite

'Pyrochlore Supergroup'

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

Pyrostilpnite

Pyrrhotite

var: Nickeloan Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Ferruginous Quartz

var: Milky Quartz

var: Myrickite

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Rutilated Quartz

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Ramdohrite

Realgar

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Riebeckite

Robinsonite

Rutherfordine

Rutile

Samarskite-(Y)

Sanidine

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schultenite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Selenopolybasite

Senarmontite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

var: Sphärosiderite

Sillimanite

Silver

Sklodowskite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sogdianite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Spinel

var: Chromspinel

Stannite

Staurolite

Stellerite

Stephanite

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Na

Stilpnomelane

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Stützite

Sulphur

Sylvanite

Synchysite-(Ce)

'Synchysite Group'

Synchysite-(Y)

Talc

'Tantalite'

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

Tenorite

Tephroite

Tetrahedrite

Tetrataenite

'Thénardite'

Thermonatrite

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorianite

Thorite

Titanite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Troilite

Trona

Tungstite

Uchucchacuaite

Umangite

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uvarovite

Valentinite

Valleriite

Vermiculite

Vesuvianite

Vivianite

Volynskite

'Wad'

Wairakite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

Xenotime-(Y)

Xonotlite

Yarrowite

Yugawaralite

Zaratite

Zektzerite (TL)

Zinkenite

Zippeite

Zircon

Zoisite

var: Thulite


400 valid minerals. 9 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Localities in this Region


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References

Patty, E. N. (1921): The Metal Mines of Washington. F. M. Lamborn, Public Printer, 366 pp.

Glover, S. L. (1949). Origin and Occurrence of Gem Stones in Washington. State Print. Plant.

Jackson, Bob and Kay Jackson (1974): The Rockhound's Guide to Washington Volume I, xx pp.

Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington. Cordilleran Press, 184 pp.

Ream, L. R. (1985): Gems and Minerals of Washington. Jackson Mountain Press, 217 pp.

Derkey, R. E., Joseph, N. L., Lasmanis, R. (1990): Metal Mines of Washington - Preliminary Report. Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources. Open File Report 90-18. [PDF version here: http://panoramagem.com/metal-mines-of-washington/]

Rocks & Minerals (1991): 66(4) [State Issue and Mineral Locality Index].

Garrett, Romaine (2007): Gem Trails of Washington, xx pp.

Cannon, B. (201x): Minerals of Washington. 2nd edition (in prep.)

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