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Churchill Co., Nevada, USA
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Apache tears in SE portion of county. Petrified wood in Tertiary sedimentary rocks.

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Acanthite
Actinolite
Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
Albite
var: Andesine
Alunite
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite

Anglesite
Annabergite
'Apatite'
'var: Collophane'
Aragonite
Argentojarosite
Arseniosiderite
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Atacamite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Austinite
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Baryte
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
Bismutite
Borax
Bornite
Brochantite
Bromargyrite
Calcite
Calomel
Cerussite
Cervantite
Chalcoalumite
Chalcocite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
var: Iodian Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chloritoid
Chromite
Chrysocolla
Cinnabar
Clinobisvanite
Clinochlore
var: Pennine
Clinoclase
'Clinoptilolite'
Clinosafflorite
'Clinotyrolite'
Clinozoisite
Cobaltite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Copper
'Copper Stain'
Cordierite
Cornwallite
Coulsonite (TL)
Covellite
Creedite
Cristobalite
Cuprite
Cyanotrichite
Descloizite
Devilline
Diaphorite
Dickite
Diopside
Dolomite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite

Epidote
Epsomite
'Erionite'
Erythrite
Fedotovite
'Ferrierite'
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Galena
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Gaylussite
Gearksutite
Gersdorffite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Greigite
Grossular
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Halite
Hanksite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Heterogenite
'Heulandite'
Hisingerite
'Hornblende'
Hörnesite
Hübnerite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotungstite
Ilmenite
Iodargyrite
Iron
var: Kamacite

Jamesonite
Jarosite
Kamchatkite
Kaolinite
Kermesite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Köttigite
Kurumsakite
Lavendulan
Leadhillite
'Leucoxene'
'Limonite'
Linarite
Lizardite
Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
Marialite
Mcguinnessite
Melanterite
Meta-autunite
Metacinnabar
Metastibnite
Metazeunerite
Millerite
Mimetite
Mirabilite
Mixite
Molybdenite
Montmorillonite
Mopungite (TL)
Mordenite
Morenosite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Natrojarosite
Natron
Nickeline
Nickelskutterudite
Niter
Nitratine
Nontronite
Olivenite
Opal
var: Geyserite
Owyheeite
Palygorskite
Paragonite
'Petrified Wood'
Pharmacosiderite
'Phillipsite'
Pickeringite
Plancheite
Plumbojarosite
Polybasite
Pottsite
Powellite
Prehnite
Proustite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Agate

var: Chalcedony
var: Jasper
var: Milky Quartz
Ralstonite
Rammelsbergite
Retgersite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
'Roméite Group'
'var: Stibiconite'
Rosasite
Rutile
Safflorite
Sanidine
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schorl
Scorodite
Selenium
Sénarmontite
Siderite
Sideronatrite
Siegenite
'Siliceous sinter'
Silver
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Spangolite
Sphalerite
Stephanite
Stibnite
Strashimirite
Strontianite
Sulphur
Taenite
Talc
Tenorite
Tetrahedrite
Thenardite
Thermonatrite
Titanite
Tripuhyite
Troilite
Trona
Turquoise
Tyrolite
Ulexite
Ullmannite
Uraninite
Valentinite
Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Vesuvianite
Violarite
'Wad'
Wulfenite
'Zaratite'
Zeunerite
Zoisite
var: Thulite


244 entries listed. 195 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

"Geology and Mineral Deposits of Churchill County, Nevada". Bull 83 Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (1974).

W. Vanderburg (1940) "Reconnaissance of Mining Districts in Churchill County, Nevada". United States Bureau of Mines Information Circular No. 7093

J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1987) Mineral resource inventory - U.S. Navy master land withdrawal area, Churchill County, Nevada:. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 87-2

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