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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Albite
Almandine
Andalusite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Antigorite
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Autunite
Azurite
Baryte
var: Strontian Baryte
'Bentonite'
'Biotite'
Blödite
Bornite
Calcite
Carnotite
Celestine
Cerussite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Claudetite
'Clay'
Copper
Covellite
Cristobalite
Cuprite
Diopside
Dolomite
Dumortierite
Epidote
Epsomite
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorapatite
Forsterite
var: Peridot

Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Glauberite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Graphite
Grossular
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Halite
'Halloysite'
Hematite
var: Specularite
Jarosite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Kyanite
Lazulite
Lepidolite
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
Manganite
Metatorbernite
'Mica Group'
Mirabilite
Montmorillonite
Morenosite
Mottramite
Muscovite
var: Mariposite
var: Sericite
Népouite
Niter
Nitratine
'Obsidian'
'Ochre'
Opal
var: Opal-Agate

'Petrified Wood'
Prehnite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumice'
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Agate-Jasper
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Jasper
var: Moss Agate
var: Sard
Ramsdellite
Realgar
Rinneite
Romanèchite
Rutile
Salammoniac
Saltonseaite (TL)
Scheelite
Schorl
Scorodite
Scorzalite
Siderite
Silver
Sphalerite
Staurolite
Stromeyerite
Sulphur
Svanbergite
Sylvite
Tenorite
Tetrahedrite
Thénardite
Titanite
var: Chromian Titanite
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tridymite
Turquoise
Uranophane
Vanthoffite
Wairakite
Willemite
Wollastonite
'Wollastonite-1A'


135 entries listed. 99 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

Localities in this Region

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References

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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