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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Amphibole Supergroup
'Anauxite'
Andalusite
Antimony
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mg)
Azurite
Baryte
Bornite
Bournonite
Calcite
Cassiterite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysoberyl
'Chrysoprase'
Chrysotile
'Clay'
Clinochlore
Corundum
var: Sapphire

Covellite
Diamond
Galena
'Garnet'
Glauconite
Gold
Gypsum
Hastingsite
Hematite
'Hornblende'
Iron
var: Kamacite

'Limonite'
Magnesiochromite
Magnetite
var: Lodestone
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
Marcasite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

'Ochre'
'Olivine'
Osmium
var: Iridosmine

'Petrified Wood'
Platinum
var: Ferroan Platinum
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
var: Rose Quartz
Rhodonite
Rutile
'Serpentine Group'
Silver
'Soapstone'
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spinel
Taenite
Talc
Tellurium
Tephroite
Tetrahedrite
Topaz
Tremolite
Vesuvianite
var: Californite
Zircon


73 entries listed. 49 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Miner, J.A. (1890), Butte County, California: California Mining Bureau. (Report 10): 10: 124-146.

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): 11: 139-178, 200-209, 241-242, 259-262, 323-333, 370-373, 387-393, 400-419, 493-513.

Turner, Henry Ward (1898b), Notes on rocks and minerals from California: American Journal of Science, 4th. Series: 5: 421-428.

Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), Register of Mines and Minerals, Butte County: California State Mining Bureau, No. 17: 8-9.

Waring, Clarence A. (1915), Butte County: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 15): 15: 220.

Hubbard, J.D. (1916), The quartz veins of Butte County, California: Engineering & Mining Journal: 102: 352-353.

Waring, Clarence A. (1919), Butte, Placer, Sacramento, Yuba Counties: California Bureau of Mines (Report 15): 15: 181-225, 309-459.

Logan, Clarence August (1928), Tuolumne County, Butte County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 24): 24: 3-53, 173-210.

Logan, Clarence August (1930), Mines and Mineral Resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 26): 26(4): 378.

Eric, J.H. (1948) Zinc-copper deposits of the Big Bend mine, Butte County, California. California Division Mines Bulletin 144: 31-42.

O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 45): 45: 417-454.

Rynearson, Garn Arthur (1953), Geological investigations of chromite in California: Chromite deposits in the northern Sierra Nevada, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 134, part 3 chapter 5: 171-321.

Creely, R.S. (1965), Geology of the Oroville quadrangle: California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 184, 86 pp.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 160, 282, 360.

Hietanen, Anna (1973), Geology of the Pulga and Bucks Lake quadrangles, Butte and Plumas counties, California. USGS Professional Paper 731, 66 pp.

Saucedo, G.J. and Wagner, D.L. (1992), Geologic map of the Chico Quadrangle, California: California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology Regional Geologic Map Series, Map No. 7A, scale 1:250,000.

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