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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Aegirine
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Alforsite (TL)
Almandine
Analcime
Anandite
'Anauxite'
Andalusite
Andradite
Anorthite
Antigorite
'Apatite'
'var: Apatized Wood'
Aragonite
Arsenopyrite
Artinite
'Asbestos'
Augite
'Axinite Group'
Baryte
Bassanite
Bazirite
Benitoite
Beryl
Bigcreekite (TL)
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Blödite
Bornite
Brucite
Calcite
Celsian
Cerchiaraite-(Al) (TL)
Cerchiaraite-(Fe) (TL)
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chestermanite (TL)
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
'Clay'
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
var: Pennine
var: Sheridanite
Clinochrysotile
Clinohumite
'Clinoptilolite'
Clintonite
Coalingite (TL)
Cordierite
Corundum
Coulsonite
Desautelsite
Devitoite (TL)
Diaspore
Diopside
Dolomite
Edingtonite
Epidote
Epsomite
'Feldspar Group'
Fencooperite
Ferrimolybdite
Ferroericssonite (TL)
Ferro-hornblende
Fluoborite
Fluorapatite
Forsterite
Fresnoite (TL)
Galena
'Garnet'
Gillespite
Glaucophane
Gold
var: Electrum
Graphite
Grossular
Gypsum
var: Satin Spar Gypsum
Heazlewoodite
Hedenbergite
Hematite
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Ilmenite
Ilvaite
Jadeite
Kalinite
Kampfite (TL)
Krauskopfite (TL)
Laurite
Leucophosphite
Lillianite
'Limonite'
Lizardite
Löllingite
Ludwigite
Macdonaldite (TL)
Magnesiochromite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
Marcasite
Metacinnabar
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Molybdenite
'Molybdenite-2H'
Moncheite
Montmorillonite
Muirite (TL)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Natrolite
Nepheline
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Moss Opal
Orthoclase
Pargasite
Pellyite
Perovskite
Pertsevite-(F)
Phlogopite
Powellite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumice'
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Pyrite
Pyroaurite
Pyrolusite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
var: Milky Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Reevesite
Rhodonite
Rutile
Safflorite
Sanbornite
Scheelite
Schorl
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Sillimanite
Silver
Sperrylite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spinel
Sulphur
Talc
Taramellite
Tenorite
Titanite
Titantaramellite (TL)
Tobermorite
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'var: Rubellite'
'var: Verdelite'
Traskite (TL)
Tremolite
Uraninite
Uvarovite
Vermiculite
Verplanckite (TL)
Vesuvianite
var: Californite
Walstromite (TL)
Wightmanite
Witherite
Wollastonite
'Zaratite'
Zircon


209 entries listed. 149 valid minerals. 17 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Wright, J.W.A. (1879), Fresno County mines: Mining and Scientific Press: 39: 121.

Goldstone, L. P. (1890), Fresno County, California: California Mining Bureau. (Report 10): 10: 183-204.

Preston, E.B. (1892), North Fork mining district of Fresno County, California: California Mining Bureau. (Report 11): 11: 218-223.

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): 11: 121-138, 179-199, 210-240, 249-258, 319-322, 334-336, 374-375, 394, 453-479, 485-492.

Anderson, Robert, and Robert W. Pack (1915), Geology and oil resources of the west border of the San Joaquin valley north of Coalinga, California, USGS Bulletin 603, 220 pp.

Bradley, W.W. (1916b), Fresno and Kings Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 429-470, 525-530.

Shannon, Earl Victor (1920), The occurrence of bindheimite as an ore mineral: Economic Geology: 15: 88-93.

Laizure, Clyde McK (1929), Fresno, Alameda, and San Francisco Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 25): 25: 242-345, 301-336, 427-456.

Macdonald, Gordon Andrew & Richard Holmes Merriam (1938), Andalusite in pegmatite from Fresno County, California: American Mineralogist: 23: 588-594.

Chesterman, C.W. (1942), Contact metamorphic rocks of the Twin Lakes region, Fresno County, California: California Division Mines Report 38: 243-281.

Pabst, Adolf (1942), The mineralogy of metamorphosed serpentine at Humphreys, Fresno County, California: American Mineralogist: 27: 570-585.

Yates, Robert G. & Lowell S. Hilpert (1945), Quicksilver deposits of central San Benito and northwestern Fresno Counties, California: California Division of Mines (Report 41): 41(1): 11-35.

Eckel, Edwin Butt & W.B. Myers (1946), Quicksilver deposits of the New Idria district, San Benito and Fresno Counties, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 42): 42.

Rynearson, Garn Arthur (1948), Chromite deposits of Tulare and eastern Fresno Counties, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 134 part 3, chaprter 3: 61-104.

Hamilton, Warren Bell (1951), Granitic rocks of the Huntington Lake area, Fresno County, California: Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Logan, Clarence August, Lewis T. Braun & James W. Vernon (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Fresno County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 47): 47(3): 485-552.

Payne, Max B. (1951), Type Moreno formation and overlying Eocene strata on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, Fresno and Merced Counties, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 9, 29 p.

Berkholz, Mary Frances (1953), Fresno goes after chiastolite: Gems and Minerals, Sept. 1953: 7.

Krauskopf, Konrad Bates (1953), Tungsten deposits of Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties, California: California Division Mines Special Report 35, 83 pp.

Chesterman, C.W. (1959), Ludwigite from Fresno County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 70: 1712-1713.

Matthews, Robert Alfred (1961) Geology of the Butler Estate chromite mine, Southwestern Fresno County. California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 71, 20 pp.

Matthews, Robert Alfred & John T. Alfors (1962), Sanbornite from Rush Creek, Fresno County: California Division Mines & Geology Mineral Information Service: 15(6): 1-3.

Stinson, Melvin Clarence & J.T. Alfors (1963), Unusual minerals from Fresno County: California Division Mines & Geology Mineral Information Services: 16(1): 10-11.

Alfors, John T., et al (1964) (title only). Seven new minerals from eastern Fresno Co., California: American Mineralogist: 49: 1507; American Mineralogist (1965): 50: 314-340:

Stinson, Melvin Clarence & J.T. Alfors (1964), New minerals from Fresno County – I: California Division Mines & Geology Mineral Information Service.: 17: 235-238.

Alfors, J.T. & G.W. Putnam (1965), Revised chemical analyses of traskite, verplanckite and muirite from Fresno County, California: American Mineralogist: 50: 1500-1503.

Alfors, John T. & M.C. Stinson (1965), New minerals from Fresno Co. - II: California Division Mines & Geology Mineral Information Service: 18: 27-30.

Alfors, J.T., M.C. Stinson, R.A. Matthews & A. Pabst (1965), Seven new barium minerals from eastern Fresno County, California: American Mineralogist: 50: 314-340.

Mumpton, F.A. Jaffe, H.W., and Thompson, C.S. (1965) Coalingite, a new mineral from the New Idria serpentinite, Fresno and San Benito counties, California. American Mineralogist: 50: 1893-1913.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104, 282.

Curtis, C.D. & W.C. Cornell (1972), Unusual occurrence of clinoptilolite, Fresno County, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin 83: 833-837.

Longwill, Warren D. (1981), Mineral resources of the Kings River (B5-198) and Rancheria (C5-198) RARE II areas, Fresno County, California (MLA), U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report MLA 82-5.

Johnson, F.L., et al (1985), Mineral Resources of the John Muir Wilderness, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, and Mono Counties, California: U. S. Bureau of Mines unpublished file report. No. 64 (on file at USBM WFOC): Table 23: No.

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