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Tuolumne Co., California, USA

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140 entries listed. 105 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Fairbanks, Harold W. (1890), Geology of the Mother Lode region: California Mining Bureau. (Report 10): 10: 23-90.

Goldstone, L. P. (1890), Tuolumne County, Keltz mine: California Mining Bureau (Report 10): 10: 755-757.

Preston, E.B. (1893), Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Monterey, Plumas, San Benito, Sierra, Tuolumne Counties, also Salton Lake: California Mining Bureau. (Report 11): 11: 139-178, 200-209, 241-242, 259-262, 323-333, 370-373, 387-393, 400-419, 493-513.

Turner, Henry Ward & F.L. Ransome (1897), Description of the gold belt; description of the Sonora sheet: USGS Geologic Atlas, Sonora folio (Folio No. 41), 7 pp.

Turner, Henry Ward & F.L. Ransome (1898), Description of the gold belt; description of the Big Trees sheet, California: USGS Geologic Atlas, Big Trees folio (Folio No. 51), 8 pp.

Ransome, Frederick Leslie (1900), Description of the Mother Lode district, California: USGS Geological Atlas, Mother Lode (folio No. 63), 11 pp.

Lindgren, Waldemar (1911), The Tertiary gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California: USGS Professional Paper 73, 226 pp.

Tucker, W. Burling (1914), Tuolumne County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mines Bureau (Report 14): 14: 153.

Clarke, F.W. (1915), Analyses of rocks and minerals from the laboratory of the US Geological Survey, 1880-1914: USGS Bulletin 591: 317.

Tucker, W. Burling (1916), Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 1-172; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 27: 396 (1922)]: .

Taliaferro, Nicholas Lloyd (1918), Coop War Minerals Investigations California Chrome, Tuolumne County, No. 13.

Logan, Clarence August (1921), Auburn field division: California Mining Bureau. (Report 17): 17: 391-490.

Haley, C.S. (1923) Gold placers of California. California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 92, 167 pp.

Logan, Clarence August (1928), Tuolumne County, Butte County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 24): 24: 3-53, 173-210.

Knopf, Adolf (1929), The Mother Lode system of California: USGS Professional Paper 157, 88 pp.; […(abstract): Engineering & Mining Journal: 128: 24 (1929); […Geol. Zentralbl., Band 41: 364-367 (1930)].

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

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.

Little, James MacFarlane (1942a), Tungsten deposits of the Confidence mining district, Tuolumne County, California, California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 38): 38: 283-290.

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

Logan, Clarence August (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Tuolumne County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45(1): 47-83.

Eric, J.H., A.A. Stromquist & C.M. Swinney (1955), Geology and mineral deposits of the Angels Camp and Sonora quadrangles, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties, California: California Division Mines Special Report 41.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282, 338.

Moore, L. (1968), Gold resources of the Mother Lode Belt, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mariposa counties, California: U.S. Bureau of Mines Technical Progress Report 5: 1-22.

Tooker, H.T. and P.V. Fillo (1970), Mineral Resources of the Emigrant Basin Primitive Area, California USGS Bulletin 1261-G, 70 pp.

Evans, J.R. and Bowen, O.E. (1977), Geology of the southern Mother Lode, Tuolumne and Mariposa counties, California: California Division of Mines and Geology Map Sheet 36, scale 1:24,000.

Rapp, John (1978), Juniper Uranium Mine, Tuolumne County, California; California Geology: 31(9): 199-202.

Miller, M. (1981), Mineral Resources of the Carson-Iceberg Area, Alpine and Tuolumne Counties, California: MLA Open File Report OFR 8-81.

Zilka, Nicholas T. (1982) MLA Open File Report 49-82, Mineral Resources of the Hoover Wilderness and Proposed RARE II additions 4-662, 5-662, 4-664, 4-666. Mono and Tuolumne Cos., California.

U.S. Bureau of Mines Open File Report MLA 73-83 (1983).

Higgins, C.T. (1997), Mineral land classification of a portion of Tuolumne County, California, for precious metals, carbonate rock, and concrete-grade aggregate: California Division of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 97-09, 85 p.

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