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Mono Co., California, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 118° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~55km


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Albite

Aluminocopiapite

Alunite

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Arsenopyrite

Augelite

Aurichalcite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Baryte

Bindheimite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Brandholzite

Brannerite

'Calcareous Tufa'

Calcite

var: Glendonite

var: Iceland Spar

var: Travertine

Caledonite

Carnotite

Cerussite

Cervantite

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

'Clays'

Clinozoisite

Cobaltite

Copper

Corundum

Covellite

Crandallite

Cristobalite

Cuprite

Cuproroméite (TL)

Diaspore

Diopside

Enargite

Epidote

Erythrite

Famatinite

'Feldspar Group'

'Ferrierite'

Ferrimolybdite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorellestadite

Fluorite

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'

Gaylussite

Geocronite

Goethite

Gold

var: Electrum

Goldfieldite

Goyazite

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

Hanksite

Hazenite (TL)

Hedenbergite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hessite

'Hornblende'

Hydroxylapatite

Ikaite

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kalinite

Kaolinite

Kermesite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Laumontite

Lazulite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lüneburgite

Magnesio-foitite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Massicot

Mercury

Mimetite

Minium

Mirabilite

Molybdenite

Monetite

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Natroalunite

var: Strontian Natroalunite

Naumannite

Newberyite

'Obsidian
var: Mahogany Obsidian'

'Olivine'

Opal

var: Opal-AN

'Opalite'

Orthoclase

Phosphosiderite

Pickeringite

Powellite

Proustite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Auriferous Pyrite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

Rutile

Sanidine

Scheelite

Schorl

Scorzalite

Siderite

Silver

Sphalerite

Stephanite

Stibnite

Stolzite

'Strengite-Variscite Series'

Stromeyerite

Struvite

Sulphur

Svanbergite

Talc

Tetrahedrite

Titanite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

'var: Achroite'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Trolleite

Trona

Uraninite

Uranophane

Uvarovite

Vanadinite

Vesuvianite

'Viséite'

'Wad'

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Woodhouseite (TL)

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Xenotime-(Y)

Zircon

Zoisite

var: Thulite


149 valid minerals. 3 (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

Arents, Albert (1867), Partzite, a new mineral: American Journal of Science, 2nd. Series: 43: 362; Mining Science Press (1867): 14: 34.

Whiting, H.A. (1888), Mono County, California: California Mining Bureau. (Report 8): 8: 352-401.

Russell, Israel Cook (1889), Quaternary history of Mono Valley, California: USGS 8th. Annual Report: 261-394.

De Groot, Henry (1890), Alpine, El Dorado, Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 10: 96-97, 169-182, 209-218, 336-344, 518-539.

Fairbanks, Harold W. (1894), Preliminary report on the deposits of Inyo, Mono, and Alpine Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 12): 12: 472-478.

McLaughlin, R.P. (1915), Masonic mining district, Mono County, California: Mining and Scientific Press: 110: 27-29.

Eakle, Arthur Starr & R.P. McLaughlin (1919), Mono County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 135-175.

Boalich, E. S. (1921), Mendocino, Monterey, Mono, Napa, Solano, Stanislaus Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 17: 144-161, 242-247, 253-255.

Boalich, E. S. (1922), Mono County, 18th Report of the State Mineralogist, California State Mining Bureau. (Report 18).

Sampson, R.J. and Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Mineral Resources of Mono County; California Journal of Mines and Geology: 36(2): Division of Mines: 145.

Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Los Angeles, Mono Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 23): 23: 287-345, 374-406.

Mayo, Evans Blakemore (1930), Preliminary report on the geology of southwestern Mono County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 26: 475-482.

Jeffery, Joseph Arthur & Charles D. Woodhouse (1931), Note on a deposit of andalusite in Mono County, California: its occurrence and technical importance: California Mining Bureau. Report 27: 459-464.

Tucker, W. Burling (1931), Notes on mining activity in Inyo and Mono Counties in July, 1931: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 27): 27: 543-545.

Mayo, Evans Blakemore (1934), Geology and mineral deposits of Laurel and Convict Basins, southwestern Mono County, California: California Division Mines (Report 30): 30: 79-90.

Tucker, W. Burling (1934), Current Mining Activity in Southern California; Mono County: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division of Mines (Report 30): 30(4): 320.

Lemmon, Dwight Moulton (1935), Augelite from Mono County California American Mineralogist: 20: 664-668.

Lemmon, Dwight Moulton (1937), Woodhouseite, a new mineral of the beudantite group American Mineralogist: 22: 939-948.

Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines (Report 36): 36: 159-197.

Sampson, Reid J. (1940), Mineral resources of Mono County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 36): 36(2): 117-156.

Tucker, W.B., and Sampson, R.J. (1940), Mineral Resources of Mono County: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division of Mines (Report 36): 36(2): .

Lemmon, Dwight Moulton (1941b), Tungsten deposits of the Benton Range, Mono County, California: USGS Bulletin 922-S: 581-593.

McAllister, James Franklin (1949), Geology of the Lippincott lead area, Mono County, California: USGS, open file release, 10 pp., Sept 1949.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1007.

Netzeband, F. F., et al (1952), Mono County: U. S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Yearbook, volume 3: 190.

Mineralogical Magazine (1953): 30: 100, 362.

Rinehart, Charles Dean & Donald C. Ross (1956), Economic geology of the Casa Diablo Mountain quadrangle, California: California Division Mines Special Report 48, 17 pp.

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

Chesterman, C.W. (1968), Volcanic geology of the Bodie Hills, Mono County, California, in: Studies in Volcanology: Geological Society of America Memoir 116: 45-68.

Gross, E.B. and Parwel, A. (1968), Rutile mineralization at the White Mountain andalusite deposit, California. Arkiv för Mineralogie och Geologi 4, No. 29: 493-497.

Silberman, M.L., Chesterman, C.W., Kleinhample, F.J., and Gray, C.H. (1972) K-Ar ages of volcanic rocks and gold-bearing quartz-adularia veins in the Bodie mining district, Mono County, California. Economic Geology: 67: 597-604.

Wise, W. S. (1977): Mineralogy of the Champion mine White Mountains, California. Mineralogical Record 8, 480, 483-485.

Rains, R.L., et al (1980), Mineral Resources of the Benton Range RARE II Area (No. 5056), Mono County, California: Unpublished report on file at the Western Field Operations Center, Spokane, Washington.

Johnson, F.L. (1983) Mineral Investigation of the Laurel-McGee Rare II Area No. 5045), Mono County, California, U.S. Bureau of Mines, MLA Open-File Report 38-83, Table 1, No. 10: 11.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 184, 305, 307, 309.

Schmauch, Steven W., David A. Lipton, Richard L. Rains, and Richard A. Winters (1983), Summary Report – Mineral Investigation of the White Mountains RARE II Area (No. A5058), Inyo and Mono Counties, California, and Esmeralda and Mineral Counties, Nevada, U.S. Bureau of Mines Open File Report MLA 94-83.

Johnson, F.L., et al (1985), Mineral Resources of the John Muir Wilderness, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, and Mono Counties, California: U. S. Bureau of Mines unpublished file report. No. 64 (on file at USBM WFOC).

Mineralogical Record (1987): 18: 360.

Mineralogical Record (1988): 19: 331.

Yang, H., Sun, H. J. and Downs, R. T. (2011), Hazenite, KNaMg2(PO4)2·14H2O, a new biologically related phosphate mineral, from Mono Lake, California, U.S.A. American Mineralogist: 96: 675–681.

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