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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Alum-(K)
Alunite
Anatase
Ankerite
Anorthite
Aragonite
'Asbestos'
Azurite
Baryte
'Bitumen'
Borax
Bornite
Buddingtonite (TL)
Calcite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chert'
Chromite
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
'Clay'
Copiapite
Copper
Coquimbite
Cordierite
Cristobalite
Diopside
var: Violan

Dolomite
Epsomite
Fluorite
'Garnet'
Gaylussite
Glauberite
Glaucophane
Goethite
Gold
Gypsum
Halite
Hematite
Idrialite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Kalinite
Kaolinite
'Limonite'
Magnesiochromite
Magnesite
Malachite
Marcasite
Melanterite
Mercury
Metacinnabar
Metastibnite
Millerite
Montmorillonite
Montroydite
Muscovite
var: Illite

Natron
Neotocite
Northupite
'Obsidian'
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Opal-AN
Orpiment
Pectolite
Pirssonite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumice'
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
var: Clear Lake Diamonds
var: Lake County Diamonds
Realgar
Riebeckite Group
var: Crocidolite

Rosickýite
Sassolite
Schuetteite
'Serpentine Group'
Siderite
Stibnite
Sulphur
Teepleite
Thermonatrite
Tiemannite
Tincalconite
Tridymite
Trona
Tschermigite
Tychite
Ulexite
Uvarovite
Wollastonite


98 entries listed. 77 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

Localities in this Region

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References

Keyes, Winfield Scott (1876), Borax Lake and Sulphur and quicksilver deposits near Clear Lake, California Engineering & Mining Journal: 22: 118.

Palmer, Lyman, L. (1881), History of Napa and Lake Counties, 291 pp., San Francisco, Slocum, Bowen and Co.

Becker, George F. (1888b), Geology of the quicksilver deposits of the Pacific slope: USGS Monograph 13, atlas: 367.

Goodyear, Watson Andrews (1890), Alameda, Colusa, Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Yolo Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 10: 91-95, 153-164, 165, 227-271, 299, 314, 322, 349-363, 793-794.

Fairbanks, Harold W. (1893a), Notes on the geology and mineralogy of portions of Tehama, Colusa, Lake, and Napa Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 11: 54-75.

Watts, Wm. L. (1893), Alameda, Colusa, Del Norte, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Placer, Sacramento, Santa Clara, San Joaquin, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Kern, Lake, Contra Costa, Tehama, Tulare Counties California Mining Bureau. Report 11: 121-138, 179-199, 210-240, 249-258, 319-322, 334-336, 374-375, 394, 453-479, 485-492.

California State Mining Bureau (California Division of Mines and Geology): Register of mines and minerals with map (each county issued separately): Lake (1901).

Bradley, W.W. (1916a), Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Marin, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Yolo County: California Mining Bureau. Report 14: 175-370.

Averill, Charles V. (1929), Redding field division, Lake County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 25): 25: 337-365.

Anderson, Charles A. (1936), Volcanic history of the Clear Lake area, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 47: 637.

Averitt, Paul (1945), Quicksilver deposits of the Knoxville district, Napa, Yolo, and Lake Counties, California: California Journal of Mines & Geology, California Division Mines (Report 41): 41(2): 65-90.

Yates, Robert G. & Lowell S. Hilpert (1946), Quicksilver deposits of eastern Mayacmas district, Lake and Napa Counties, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 42): 42: 231-286.

Averill, Charles V. (1947a), Mines and mineral resources of Lake County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 43): 43(1): 15-40.

Nichols, J.B. (1948) Minerals of Lake County, California. Mineralogist: 16: 171-177., 190-195.

Brice, J.C. (1953), Geology of Lower Lake quadrangle, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 166.

Simoons, F.J. (1954), Nineteenth century mines and mineral spring resorts of Lake County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 50: 295-319.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geol. Bulletin 189: 282, 373.

McNitt, J.R (1968) Geology of the Kelseyville quadrangle, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Map Sheet 9.

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