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Imperial Co., California, USA

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134 entries listed. 96 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Merrill, Frederick James Hamilton (1914), Geology and Mineral Resources of San Diego and Imperial Counties: Gems, Lithia Minerals. California State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, Cal. California State Printing Office.

Merrill, Frederick James Hamilton (1916), San Diego, Imperial Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 635-743; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 27: 395 (1922)].

Jones, Edward Leroy, Jr. (1919), Deposits of manganese ore in southeastern California: USGS Bulletin 710: 201.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1922), Tridymite-orthoclase rock, a new metamorphic rock type from Imperial County, California…(abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 33: 129.

Tucker, W. Burling (1924a), Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 20): 20: 33-50, 87-97, 185-200, 367-374.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1925), Geology of Cormorant Island, Salton Sea, Imperial County, California […(abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 37: 219; …Pan-Am Geologist: 435: 249-250 (1926)].

Tucker, W. Burling (1926), Imperial, Inyo Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22: 248-285, 453-530.

Wolff, J.E. (1930), Dumortierite from Imperial County: American Mineralogist: 15: 188-193.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1935), Salton volcanic domes of Imperial County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America, Proceedings, 1934: 328.

Kelley, Vincent Cooper (1936), Occurrence of claudetite in Imperial County, California: American Mineralogist: 21: 137-138.

Bradley, W.W. (1939), Thirty-fifth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 35: 343.

Sampson, Reid J. & W. Burling Tucker (1942), Mineral resources of Imperial County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 38): 38(2): 105-145.

Jaffe, Howard William (1947), Re-examination of sphene: American Mineralogist: 32: 640.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 156, 297, 333, 344.

Kerr, Paul Francis (1977), Optical Mineralogy: 281.

Morton, P.K. (1977) Mines and mineral resources of Imperial County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology County Report 7, 104 pp.

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