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Minnesota, USA

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Aegirine
Akaganeite
Albite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Amphibole Supergroup
Analcime
Andradite
Ankerite
Anorthite
var: Labradorite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Arsenopyrite
Augite
Axinite-(Mn)
Azurite
Baddeleyite
Baryte
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bobierrite
Bornite
Braggite
Cabriite
'Calcareous Tufa'
Calcite
'Catlinite'
Cerussite
Chalcocite
var: Argentiferous Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
'Chert'
'var: Taconite'
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
'Clay'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cobaltite
Copper
Cordierite
Covellite
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cummingtonite
Datolite
'Diatomaceous Earth'
Digenite
Diopside
Dolomite
Enstatite
Epidote
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Ferro-actinolite
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Forsterite
Froodite
Galena
'Garnet'
Gersdorffite
Gibbsite
Glauconite
Goethite
Gold
Graphite
Greenalite (TL)
Groutite (TL)
Grunerite
Haycockite
Heazlewoodite
Hedenbergite
Hematite
var: Martite
var: Specularite
'Heulandite'
Hibbingite (TL)
Hisingerite
'Hornblende'
'Hypersthene'
'Iddingsite'
Ilmenite
Isomertieite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kinoite
Kutnohorite
Laumontite
'Limonite'
Lizardite
var: Al-lizardite (FRL)

Mackinawite
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Malachite
Manganite
Marcasite
Maucherite
Mesolite
var: Pseudomesolite

Miargyrite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Millerite
Minnesotaite (TL)
Montmorillonite
Mooihoekite
Muscovite
var: Illite
var: Sericite
Natrolite
Nickeline
Nontronite
'Ochre'
'Olivine'
Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pentlandite
Pigeonite (TL)
Prehnite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrite
var: Bravoite
Pyrolusite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Binghamite
var: Chalcedony
var: Eye Agate
var: Fortification Agate
var: Jasper
var: Lake Superior Agate
var: Smoky Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Riebeckite
Romarchite
Rutile
Saponite
Scolecite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
Silver
Sperrylite
Sphalerite
Spinel
Staurolite
'Stilbite'
Stilpnomelane
Stistaite
Talc
Talnakhite
Tetradymite
'Thomsonite'
Thomsonite-Ca
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Troilite
Vincentite
Violarite
Zircon


178 entries listed. 117 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Localities in this Region


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References

Sims, P.K. & Morey, G.M. (1972) Geology of Minnesota: A Centennial Volume (in honor of George M. Schwatz), Minnesota Geological Survey, 632 p.

Ojakangas, R. W. & C. L. Matsch, (1982) Minnesota’s Geology, University of Minnesota Press, 255 p.

Sansome, C. J. (1983) Minnesota Underfoot: a field guide to the state's outstanding geological features: Voyaguer Press, 224 p.

LaBerge, Gene L. (1994) Geology of the Lake Superior Region , Penokee Press, 313 p.

Ojakangas, Richard, (2009) Roadside Geology of Minnesota, Mountain Press, 353 p.





External Links

Minnesota Geological Survey http://www.mngs.umn.edu/

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