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Fresno Co., California, USA

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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

'Clays'

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

Esquireite (TL)

'Feldspar Group'

Fencooperite

Ferrimolybdite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

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

Jarosite

Kalinite

Kampfite (TL)

Krauskopfite (TL)

Laurite

Leucophosphite

Lillianite

'Limonite'

Linarite

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: Moss Opal

Orthoclase

Pargasite

Pellyite

Perovskite

Pertsevite-(F)

Phlogopite

Powellite

'Psilomelane'

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 Subgroup'

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

Walstromite (TL)

Wightmanite

Witherite

Wollastonite

Zaratite

Zircon


154 valid minerals. 18 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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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.

Walstrom, R.E., Leising, J.F. (2005) Barium minerals of the sanbornite deposit, Fresno County, California. Axis: 1(8): 1-18.

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