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Madera Co., California, USA

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88 entries listed. 62 valid minerals.

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Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp.

Weeks, F.B. (1913-14), The Minaret iron deposit, Madera County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 555-558.

McLaughlin, R.P. & Walter W. Bradley (1916), Madera County, California: California Bureau of Mines Report 14: 531-568.

Jeffery, Joseph Arthur (1925), Discovery of andalusite in California: Engineering & Mining Journal: 120: 663.

Bradley, W.W. (1926), The Minarets district, Madera County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22: 539-557.

Dougherty, E.Y. (1927), Magnetite deposits of Madera County, California, constitute important reserves: Engineering & Mining Journal: 123: 765-770; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 36: 122 (1927)].

Laizure, Clyde McK (1928), Mariposa, Madera Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 24): 24: 72-153, 317-345.

Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 30): 30: 7-78.

Laizure, Clyde McK (1935), Mining activities in the San Francisco district: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 31): 31(1): 24-48.

Brown, Will L. (1936), Chiastolite crystals, Madera, California: Mineralogist: 4(7): 9.

Little, James MacFarlane (1942b), Geology of the Welsh tungsten deposits Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 38: 291-294.

Little, James MacFarlane (1942c), Ghost Canyon tungsten claims, Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 38: 295-30.

Wyant, Donald G. and Max P. Erickson (1942), Tungsten Deposits in Madera County, California, U.S. Bureau of Mines Preliminary Reports on Tungsten Deposits in Madera County, 28 pp.

Severy, C.L. (1946) Exploration of the Minarets iron deposit, Madera County, California. US Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 3985, 12 pp.

Trask, Parker Davies & Frank S. Simons (1948), Minarets magnetite deposits of Iron Mountain, Madera County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: 117-128.

Logan, Clarence August (1950), Mines and mineral resources of Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 46): 46: 445-482.

Krauskopf, Konrad Bates (1953), Tungsten deposits of Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties, California: California Division Mines Special Report 35, 83 pp.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 74.

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): Table 23: No.: .

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