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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Aegirine
Albite
Almandine
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
'Asbestos'
Azurite
Bementite
Bornite
Calcite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chert'
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysocolla
Cinnabar
'Clay'
Clinozoisite
Copper
'Copper Stain'
Covellite
'Crossite'
Cuprite
Datolite
Deerite (TL)
Diopside
Edingtonite
Enstatite
Ferripyrophyllite
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series
var: Nephrite'

Ferro-ferri-taramite
Ferro-glaucophane
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Glaucophane
Goethite
Gold
Graphite
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Grunerite
Hematite
Howieite (TL)
'Hydrogrossular'
Ilmenite
Inesite
Iridium
'Jade'
Jadeite
Kutnohorite
Laumontite
Lawsonite
Lennilenapeite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesio-riebeckite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Mcguinnessite (TL)
Mercury
Muscovite
var: Phengite
Neotocite
Opal
Osmium
var: Iridosmine

Pectolite
Platinum
Prehnite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Jasper
Rhodochrosite
Riebeckite
Riebeckite Group
var: Crocidolite

Rosenhahnite (TL)
Rutile
'Serpentine Group'
Shirokshinite
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
Silver
Spessartine
Stilpnomelane
var: Ekmanite
var: Ferristilpnomelane
Talc
Tenorite
Tetrahedrite
Titanite
Tremolite
Uvarovite
Vermiculite
Vesuvianite
Vuagnatite
'Wad'
Wollastonite
Xonotlite
'Zaratite'
Zircon
Zoisite
Zussmanite (TL)


115 entries listed. 82 valid minerals. 5 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Goodyear, Watson Andrews (1890), Alameda, Colusa, Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Yolo Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 10: 91-95, 153-164, 165, 227-271, 299, 314, 322, 349-363, 793-794.

McGregor, A. (1890), Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Shasta Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 10: 166-168, 205-208, 311-314, 627-641.

Watts, Wm. L. (1893), Alameda, Colusa, Del Norte, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Placer, Sacramento, Santa Clara, San Joaquin, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Kern, Lake, Contra Costa, Tehama, Tulare Counties California Mining Bureau. Report 11: 121-138, 179-199, 210-240, 249-258, 319-322, 334-336, 374-375, 394, 453-479, 485-492.

Lowell, F.L. (1916), Mines and mineral resources of the counties of Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus: California Mining Bureau. Report 14: 371-425 569-604, 627-634.

Boalich, E. S. (1921), Mendocino, Monterey, Mono, Napa, Solano, Stanislaus Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 17: 144-161, 242-247, 253-255.

Averill, Charles V. (1929), Redding field division, Lassen and Modoc, Napa, Lake, Glenn, Mendocino Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 25): 25(3): 337-365.

O’Brien, J.C. (1953), Mines and mineral resources of Mendocino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 49): 49(4): 347-398.

Agrell, Stuart Olaf (1964), Deerite, howieite and zussmanite, three new minerals from the Franciscan of the Laytonville district, Mendocino Co., California: (title only) American Mineralogist: 49: 1507.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 233.

Blake, M.C., W.P. Irwin & R.G. Coleman (1967), Upside-down metamorphic zonation, blueschist facies, along a regional thrust in California and Oregon: USGS PP 575-C: 2.

Pabst, Adolf, Gross, E.B., and Alfors, J.T. (1967) Rosenhahnite, a new hydrous calcium silicate from Mendocino County, California. American Mineralogist: 52: 336-351.

McNitt, J.R (1968) Geology of the Kelseyville quadrangle, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Map Sheet 9.

Blake, M.C., W.P. Irwin & R.G. Coleman (1969), Blueschist facies metamorphism related to regional thrust faulting: Tectonophysics: 8: 238.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 384, 488.

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