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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
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
'Clay'
Clinozoisite
Cobaltite
Copper
Corundum
Covellite
Crandallite
Cristobalite
Cuprite
Cuproroméite (TL)
Diaspore
Diopside
Epidote
Erythrite
'Feldspar Group'
'Ferrierite'
Ferrimolybdite
Fluorapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorellestadite
Fluorite
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
'Garnet'
Gaylussite
Geocronite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
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

Newberyite
'Obsidian'
'var: Mahogany Obsidian'
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Opal-AN
'Opalite'
Orthoclase
Phosphosiderite
Pickeringite
Powellite
Proustite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumice'
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



188 entries listed. 139 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals).

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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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