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Mendocino Co., California, USA

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Active coastline, Mendocino County

Mendocino Co., California, USA
Furious coastal erosion!

Mendocino Co., California, USA
 
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° North , 123° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~63km


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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

Calderite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

'Clays'

Clinozoisite

Copper

'Copper Stain'

Covellite

'Crossite'

Cuprite

Datolite

Deerite (TL)

Diopside

Edingtonite

Enstatite

Ferripyrophyllite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

'Ferro-ferri-taramite'

Ferro-glaucophane

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Glaucophane

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

'Grossular-Hibschite Series'

Grunerite

Hematite

Howieite (TL)

Ilmenite

Inesite

Iridium

'Jade'

'var: Nephrite'

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

Rhodochrosite

Riebeckite

'Riebeckite Root Name'

'var: Crocidolite'

Rosenhahnite (TL)

Rutile

'Serpentine Subgroup'

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)


84 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Localities in this Region

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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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