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Verde Valley, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

Glauberite
Verde Valley, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

Photo: Arliguie M
‡Ref.: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 153, 242, 300, 326, 395; Snyder, J.E. (1971), Salt mine pseudomorphs, Gems and Minerals, June: 405; Guild, F.N. (1910), Mineralogy of Arizona; Silliman, B. (1881), Mineralogical Notes, Amer.Jour.Sci.: 22:198-205; Blake, W.P. (1890), Mineralogical notes, Amer.Jour.Sci.: 39:43-45; Peirce, H.W. (1969), Salines, in Mineral and water resources of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 180: 417-424; Thompson, J.R. (1983), Camp Verde evaporites, Min.Rec.: 14:85-90; Eyde, T.H. (1978), Arizona zeolites, AZ Dept. of Min. Resources Mineral Rept. 1; Univ. of AZ Bull. 41 (1916-17), Mineralogy of Useful Minerals in AZ: 37, 45, 58; Twenter, F.R. & Metzger (1963), Geology & ground water in the Verde Valley - the Mogollon Rim region of AZ, USGS Bull. 1177; Galbraith, F.W. & Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 57, 59, 60.

Verde Valley is located in the center of Arizona and is 20 miles wide and 30 miles long. It is drained by the Verde River and is bounded on the North & East by the Mogollon Rim. The rim rises abruptly above the valley floor as a sheer precipice ranging in height from 1,000 to 2,000 feet. It is bounded on the SW by the Black Hills.

Mineral List

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Calcite
Glauberite
Gypsum
Halite
Mirabilite
'Petrified Wood'
'Phillipsite'
Thenardite


8 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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