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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
'Apatite
var: Collophane'

'var: Phosphorite'
Aragonite
Arsenic
Arsenopyrite
Awaruite
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Baryte
'Biotite'
Blödite
Brucite
Calcite
var: Sand-Calcite
Carnotite
Cerussite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chromite
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
'Clay'
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore

Clinohumite
Clinozoisite
Enstatite
Epidote
'Feldspar Group'
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series
var: Nephrite'

Forsterite
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'
Geikielite
Glauconite
Gold
Graphite
Heazlewoodite
Hedenbergite
Hercynite
'Hypersthene'
'Iddingsite'
Jadeite
Lizardite
Ludwigite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Melanterite
var: Cuprian Melanterite

Metacinnabar
Molybdenite
Montroydite
Nesquehonite
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Diatomite
Orthoclase
Pentlandite
Phlogopite
Piemontite
Prehnite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
var: Jasper
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Rutile
Scheelite
'Serpentine Group'
'Silica'
Sphalerite
Spinel
Stibnite
Sulphur
'Thomsonite'
Tremolite
Uvarovite
Vonsenite
Xonotlite
'Zaratite'


84 entries listed. 60 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Blake, Wm. P. (1855), Observations on the extent of the gold region of California and Oregon, with notices of mineral localities in California and of some remarkable specimens of crystalline gold: American Journal of Science, 2nd. Series: 20: 82.

Blake, Wm. P. (1858), Report of a geological reconnaissance in California 370 pp., New York: 303.

Blake, Wm. P. (1866), Annotated catalogue of the principal mineral species hitherto recognized n California and the adjoining states and territories; being a report of the California State Board of Agriculture. 31 pp., Sacramento.

Goldsmith, E. (1873), Analysis of chromite from Monterey County, California: Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Proceedings: 25: 365-366; […(abstract): Geol. Rec. 1874: 233 (1875)].

Goldsmith, E. (1873), Chromite and trautwinite from Monterey County, California: Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Proceedings: 25: 365; …American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 7: 152 (1874).

Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp. (includes catalog of minerals of California pp. 63-410), and miscellaneous observations on mineral products): 396.

Angel, Myron (1890), Kern, Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 10): 10: 219-226, 345-348, 515-517, 567-585, 595-599, 728-733.

Lawson, Andrew Cowper (1893), The geology of Carmelo Bay: University of California, Department of Geologic Science Bulletin: 1: 31.

Preston, E.B. (1893), Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Monterey, Plumas, San Benito, Sierra, Tuolumne Counties, also Salton Lake: California Mining Bureau. Report 11: 139-178, 200-209, 241-242, 259-262, 323-333, 370-373, 387-393, 400-419, 493-513.

Fairbanks, Harold W. (1894), Geology of northern Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey and San Benito Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 12: 493-526.

Bradley, W.W., et al (1918), Manganese and chromium in California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 76: 50-51.

Bradley, W.W. & C.A. Waring (1919), Monterey County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 595-615.

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

Hill, James Madison (1923), The Los Burros district, Monterey County, California: USGS Bulletin 735: 323-336; […Pacific Min. News: 234 (1923)].

Rogers, Austin Flint & Ralph Daniel Reed (1926), Sand-calcite crystals from Monterey County, California: American Mineralogist: 11: 23-28.

Ross, Clarence Samuel & Earl V. Shannon (1926), The origin, occurrence, composition, and physical properties of the mineral iddingsite: US National Museum Proceedings 2579, vol. 67, Art. 7: 1-19.

Trask, Parker Davies (1926), Geology of Point Sur quadrangle, California: University of California, Department of Geological Science Bulletin: 16: 119-186; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 36: 136-137 (1927)]: 131.

Franke, Herbert A. (1935b), Mineral resources of portions of Monterey and Kings Counties: California Division Mines Report 31: 462-464.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1940), Nephrite jade from Monterey County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 51: 1941.

Eckel, Edwin Butt, R.G. Yates & A.E. Granger (1941), Quicksilver deposits in San Luis Obispo County and southwestern Monterey County, California: USGS Bulletin 922-R: 515-580.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1941), Nephrite jade from Monterey County, California (abstract): American Mineralogist: 26: 202.

Rogers, Austin Flint (1944) Pellet phosphorite from Carmel Valley, Monterey County, California. California Division of Mines Report 40: 411-421.

Crippen, Richard A., Jr. (1949), Nephrite jade and associated rocks of the Cape San Martin region, Monterey County, California: (abstract) Geological Society of America Bulletin 60: 1938; […California Division Mines Special Report 10-A (1951)].

Crippen, R.A. (1951), Nephrite jade and associated rocks of the Cape Martin region, Monterey County, California: California Division Mines Special Report 10-A, 14 pp.

Oakeshott, Gordon Blaisdell (1951), Guide to the geology of Pfeiffer Bif Sur state park, Monterey County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 11.

Chesterman, C.W. (1966a), Vonsenite of Monterey County, California: American Mineralogist: 51: 261-262.

Hart, E.W. (1966) Mines and mineral resources of Monterey County, California. California Division Mines and Geology County Report 5, 142 pp.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 207, 224, 298, 391.

Murata K.J., Dibblee, T.W., and Drinkwater, J.L. (1979) Thermal effects of large bodies of intrusive serpentine on overlying Monterey shale, southern Diablo Range, Cholame area, California. USGS Professional Paper 1082, 8 pp.

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