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Mendocino Co., California, USA

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Mendocino Co., California, USA
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Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

115 entries listed. 83 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region


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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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