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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Albite
Alforsite
'Allanite'
Almandine
Altaite
Alunite
Alunogen
Anandite
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
Ankerite
Anthophyllite
Arsenopyrite
var: Danaite
'Asbestos'
Azurite
Baryte
Bementite
Benitoite
Bigcreekite
'Biotite'
Bornite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Celsian
Cerchiaraite-(Fe)
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chert'
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysocolla
Cinnabar
'Clay'
Cobaltite
Cooperite
Copper
Cordierite
Corundum
Covellite
Cristobalite
Cuprite
Devitoite
Diopside
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite

Epidote
Epsomite
Erythrite
Fencooperite (TL)
Ferrimolybdite
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series
var: Nephrite'

Ferroericssonite
Fluorapatite
Freibergite
Fresnoite
Gahnite
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Gersdorffite
Gillespite
Goethite
Gold
'Gold Amalgam'
'Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)'
Graphite
Hausmannite
Hematite
Hessite
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
var: Manganoan Ilmenite

Iridium
Isoferroplatinum
'Jade'
Kaolinite
Kinoshitalite
Krauskopfite
Lazulite
'Limonite'
Macdonaldite
Maghemite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
Marcasite
Melonite
Mercury
Metatorbernite
Millerite
Molybdenite
Muscovite
var: Barium-Vanadium-Muscovite
var: Mariposite (TL)
var: Sericite
Népouite
Nickeline
Nontronite
Osmium
Pellyite
Pentlandite
Petzite
Piemontite
'Pitticite'
Platinum
Proustite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Auriferous Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Jasper
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz

Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Ruthenium
Rutile
Sanbornite (TL)
Scheelite
Schorl
Scorodite
'Serpentine Group'
'var: Bastite'
Siderite
Sillimanite
Silver
var: Amalgam
Skutterudite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Staurolite
Sulphur
Talc
Tellurium
Tenorite
Tephroite
Tetraferroplatinum
Tetrahedrite
Titanite
Titantaramellite (TL)
'Tourmaline'
'var: Vanadium Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tyuyamunite
Uraninite
Vesuvianite
'Wad'
Walstromite
Witherite
Wollastonite


160 entries listed. 123 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals). 1 type locality (other).

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References

Schmitz (1852), Goldamalgan in Caifornien, letter to V. Gerolt: Deut. Geol. Ges., Zeitschr. 4: 712-714.

Trask, John Boardman (1856), Report on the geology of northern and southern California: California Legislature, 7th. session, Ap. to Jour. S. Doc. 14, 66 pp.: 52.

Whitney, J.D. (1865), Geological survey of California, Geology, 1, Report of progress and synopsis of the field work from 1860 to 1864; […(abstract): American Journal of Science, 2nd. series: 41: 124, 231-246, 351-368]: 238.

Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Dept.), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 27.

Preston, E.B. (1890), Mariposa County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 10): 10: 300-310.

Mining and Scientific Press (1894), Mining districts of Mariposa County: Mining and Scientific Press: 69: 24-25.

Aubury, Lewis E. (1902), The copper resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 23: 204-213.

Aubury, Lewis E. (1904), Register of Mines and Minerals, Mariposa County, California, California State Mining Bureau: 12.

Eakle, Arthur Starr (1904a), Phosphorescent sphalerite (Mariposa County, California): California Journal of Technology: 3: 30-31.

Eakle, Arthur Starr & W.J. Sharwood (1904b), Luminescent zinc blende (Mariposa County, California): Engineering & Mining Journal: 77: 1000.

Liebenam,W.A. (1907), Kupfervorkommen in Kalifornien und ihre wirtschaftliche Bedeutung: Zeitschr. Berg-, Hütten- und Salinenwesen preuss. Staate, band 55: 522-546; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 11: 250 (1908)]: 543.

Lowell, F. L. (1916), Mines and mineral resources of the counties of Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 371-425 569-604, 627-634.

Castello, W.O. (1921), Mariposa County: California Mining Bureau. Report 17: 86-143.

Laizure, Clyde McK (1928), Mariposa, Madera Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 24): 24: 72-153, 317-345.

Fitch, A.A. (1931), Barite and witherite from near El Portal, Mariposa County, California: American Mineralogist: 16(10): 461-468.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1932a), Sanbornite, a new barium disilicate mineral from Mariposa County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 28: 84; […(abstract): American Mineralogist: 17: 117 (1932)].

Rogers, Austin Flint (1932b), Euhedral gold crystals from Mariposa County, California (abstract): American Mineralogist: 17: 115.

Logan, Clarence August (1934), Mother Lode Gold Belt of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 108, 221 pp.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1935), Unique occurrence of vein quartz in Mariposa County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America, Proceedings, 1934: 327-328.

Julihn, C.E. and F.W. Horton (1940), Mines of the Southern Mother Lode Region, Part II - Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties; in: Mineral Industried Survey of the United States, California. U.S. Bureau of Mines, Bulletin 424: 164-168.

Heyl, G.R. (1943) Report on the Brief Examination of Copper-Zinc Mines in the Vicinity of Hornitos, Mariposa County, California. U.S. Bureau of Mines File Report, October 16, 1943, 3 pp.

Cater, F.W., Jr. (1948a), Chromite deposits of Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 134, part 3, chapter 1: 1-32.

Eric, J.H. and M.W. Cox (1948) Zinc deposits of the American Eagle-Blue Moon area, Mariposa County, California. California Division Mines Bulletin 144: 134-150.

Wiebelt, F.J., Sanborn, W.C., Trengrove, R.R., and Ricker, A.S. (1951) Investigaton of West Belt copper-zinc mines, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, and Mariposa counties. U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 4760, 62 pp.

Bowen, O.E., Jr. & C.H. Gray, Jr. (1957), Mines and mineral deposits of Mariposa County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 53(1&2): 69, 187.

Ehrreich, Albert L. (1964), Multiple metamorphism of aluminous rocks in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, Madera, Mariposa and Merced Counties, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Special Paper 76: 199.

Evans, James R. (1966b) Nephrite jade in Mariposa County. California Division Mines and Geology Mineral Information Service: 19: 135-148.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 93, 190, 260

Snetsinger, K.G. (1966) Barium-vanadium muscovite and vanadium tourmaline from Mariposa County, California. American Mineralogist: 51: 1623-1639.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 220, 425.

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