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Mohave Co., Arizona, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 113° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~65km


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-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

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

Carnotite

Cassiterite

Celestine

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

Chevkinite-(Ce)

'Chevkinite Group'

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysoberyl

Chrysocolla

'Chrysoprase'

Cinnabar

Claudetite

'Clays'

'Clinoptilolite'

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Coffinite

'Columbite'

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

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'

'var: Perthite'

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

Hübnerite

Hyalotekite

Ilmenite

Iodargyrite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jarosite

'Jasper
var: Pastelite'

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

Osarizawaite

'Parisite'

Pearceite

Pentlandite

Periclase

'Petrified Wood'

'Phillipsite'

Phlogopite

Pigeonite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Polycrase-(Y)

Powellite

Proustite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Auriferous Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyrophyllite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Dendritic Agate

var: Fire Agate

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Sardonyx

Ramsdellite

Rhodochrosite

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

Samarskite-(Y)

Saponite

Scheelite

Scholzite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Scorodite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

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


220 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Localities in this Region

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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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