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Mohave Co., Arizona, USA
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Mohave County is in the far Northwestern part of Arizona. It is dominated by a very persistent desert and contains several significant mining districts. Deposits include gold, silver, feldspar, REE's and manganese.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Aeschynite-(Y)
Alamosite
Albite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allanite-(Nd)
Allanite-(Y)
Allophane
Almandine
Alunite
Amphibole Supergroup
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
'Anorthoclase'
Anthophyllite
Antlerite (TL)
'Apatite'
Aragonite
'Arizonite (of Palmer)'
Arsenopyrite
Augite
Autunite
Azurite
Baryte
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Becquerelite
'Bentonite'
Beryl
var: Alkali-beryl
'Betafite Group'
Bieberite
'Biotite'
Bismite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bornite
Botryogen
Braunite
Brochantite
Brockite
Bromargyrite
Brucite
Calcite
var: Ferroan Calcite
var: Limestone Onyx
'Carbon Dioxide'
Carnotite
Cassiterite
Celestine
Cerussite
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
'Chert'
'Chevkinite'
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysoberyl
Chrysocolla
'Chrysoprase'
Cinnabar
Claudetite
'Clay'
'Clinoptilolite'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
Coffinite
'Columbite'
Conichalcite
Copiapite
Copper
'Copper Stain'
Cordierite
Coronadite
Corundum
Cotunnite
Covellite
Creaseyite
Cristobalite
Cryptomelane
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
Cuprotungstite
Descloizite
var: Cuprian Descloizite
Digenite
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside

Dioptase
Dolomite
Dufrénoysite
Duftite
Epidote
'Erionite'
Erionite-K
Euxenite-(Y)
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
'Fergusonite'
Ferrimolybdite
Ferro-hornblende
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
'Gadolinite'
Gadolinite-(Y)
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
'Garnet'
Gersdorffite
Glauberite
Glauconite
Goethite
Gold
Goslarite
Graphite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Halite
Halotrichite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
'Heulandite'
Hinsdalite
Hollandite
'Hornblende'
Hörnesite
'Horn Silver'
Hübnerite
Hyalotekite
Ilmenite
Iodargyrite
Iron
var: Kamacite

Jarosite
Kaersutite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kutnohorite
Kyanite
'Leucoxene'
'Limonite'
Linnaeite
Lithiophilite
Lithiophorite
Löllingite
Luddenite (TL)
Maghemite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Manganite
Marcasite
Melanotekite
Melanterite
Mercury
Metatorbernite
Miargyrite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Microlite Group
Millerite
Mimetite
Minium
Molybdenite
'Molybdenite-2H'
Molybdofornacite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Montmorillonite
Mordenite
Mottramite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
Nitratine
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Fire Opal
var: Opal-AN
Orthoclase
'Parisite'
Pearceite
Pentlandite
Periclase
'Perthite'
'Petrified Wood'
'Phillipsite'
Phlogopite
Pigeonite
Plumbojarosite
Polybasite
Polycrase-(Y)
Powellite
Proustite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumice'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
var: Auriferous Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Dendritic Agate
var: Fire Agate
Quartz
var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz
var: Pastelite
var: Rock Crystal
var: Rose Quartz
var: Sardonyx
Ramsdellite
Rhodochrosite
Rutile
var: Ilmenorutile
Samarskite-(Y)
Saponite
Scheelite
Scholzite
Schorl
Schreibersite
Scorodite
'Serpentine Group'
Shattuckite
Siderite
Sillimanite
Silver
Smithsonite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spinel
Stibnite
Strontianite
'Synchysite'
Taenite
Talc
Talmessite
Tennantite
Tenorite
Tephroite
Tetrahedrite
Thalénite-(Y)
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
var: Uranothorite

'Thorogummite'
Titanite
Topaz
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tridymite
Troilite
Tungstite
Turquoise
Tyuyamunite
Uraninite
Uranophane
Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Vermiculite
'Wad'
Wavellite
Wherryite
Wickenburgite
Willemite
Witherite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
Wulfenite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zeolite Group
Zeunerite
Zippeite
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
Zoisite


303 entries listed. 217 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Palmer, C. (1909), Arizonite, ferric metatitanate, American Journal of Science: 28: 353-356.

Schnabel, Lorraine, and Welty, J.W., (1986) Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in La Paz, Mohave, and Yuma Counties, Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Circular 25, 45 p.

Welty, J.W. (1988) Additions to bibliographies for metallic mineral districts in Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Pima, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-22, 32 p.

Wenrich, K.J. & Sutphin, H.B. (1988), Recognition of breccia pipes in northern Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mining Technology Field notes: 18:1-5, 11.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 118, 139, 187, 271, 279, 349.

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