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Kern Co., California, USA

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NOTE: The files in this county are under systematic revision as of April 26th. Please do not make any changes to these files without first contacting Chet Lemanski. Thank you!!

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Albite
'Allanite Group'
Almandine
Alunite
Analcime
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite

Andradite
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anorthite
var: Labradorite

Anthophyllite
Antimony
'Apatite'
'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'
Aragonite
var: Strontian Aragonite
Argentojarosite
Arsenic
Arseniosiderite
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Autunite
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Baryte
Barytocalcite
Benitoite
'Bentonite'
Berthierite
'Biotite'
Birnessite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Blödite
Borax
Bornite
Bournonite
Bromargyrite
Brookite
Calcite
var: Travertine
Carnotite
Cassiterite
Celadonite
Cerussite
Cervantite
Chabazite-Na
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chert'
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chloritoid
Chrysocolla
'Chrysoprase'
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
'Clay'
'Clinoptilolite'
Clinoptilolite-Na
Clinozoisite
Coffinite
Colemanite
Copiapite
Copper
Corderoite
Cordierite
Covellite
Cristobalite
Cuprite
Cuprotungstite
Diopside
Dolomite
Dumortierite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite

Epidote
Epsomite
'Erionite'
Euxenite-(Y)
'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
Ferrimolybdite
Fluorapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite
Forsterite
Galena
'Garnet'
Garrelsite
Gaylussite
Gerstleyite (TL)
Gibbsite
'Gmelinite'
Gmelinite-Na
Gold
var: Electrum
Goslarite
Graphite
Greigite
Grossular
'Gummite'
Gypsum
var: Satin Spar Gypsum
var: Selenite
Halite
Halotrichite
Hectorite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
'Heulandite'
Heulandite-Na
Hisingerite
'Hornblende'
Howlite
Humboldtine
Hydroboracite
'Hypersthene'
'Iddingsite'
Ilmenite
Ilsemannite
Inderite
Inyoite
Iron
var: Kamacite

Jarosite
Jordisite
Kaolinite
Kermesite
Kernite (TL)
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kurnakovite
Laumontite
Lazulite
Lechatelierite
var: Fulgurite

Lepidocrocite
'Limonite'
Litharge
Löllingite
Ludwigite
Mackinawite
Maghemite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganocummingtonite
Marcasite
Massicot
Mazzite-Na (TL)
Melanterite
'Melnikovite'
Mercury
Mesolite
Meta-autunite
Metacinnabar
Metatorbernite
Metazeunerite
Meyerhofferite
Miargyrite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Mimetite
Minium
Mirabilite
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Montmorillonite
Mordenite
Muscovite
var: Illite
var: Mariposite
var: Sericite
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
'Nickel-iron'
Niter
Nontronite
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Diatomite
var: Fire Opal
var: Milk Opal
var: Moss Opal
var: Precious Fire Opal
var: Precious Opal
var: Resin Opal
var: Wood Opal
Orpiment
Orthoclase
Pararealgar
'Petrified Wood'
'Phillipsite'
Phillipsite-Na
Phlogopite
Phurcalite
Piemontite
Plumbojarosite
Powellite
Probertite (TL)
Proustite
Pseudobrookite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumice'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrostilpnite
Pyroxmangite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Agate-Jasper
var: Bloodstone
var: Chalcedony
var: Dendritic Agate
var: Iris Agate
var: Jasper
var: Moss Agate
var: Myrickite
var: Rose Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Realgar
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Roscoelite
Rutile
Saponite
var: Ferroan Saponite
Sassolite
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schorl
Schröckingerite
Scorodite
Searlesite
Senarmontite
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Sideronatrite
Sillimanite
Silver
Smithsonite
Smythite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spodumene
Stephanite
'Stibiconite'
Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Stilpnomelane
Stromeyerite
Strontianite
Sulphur
Sylvite
Talc
Tennantite
Tenorite
Tephroite
Tetrahedrite
var: Stylotypite
'Thénardite'
Thermonatrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Tincalconite
Titanite
Todorokite
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tridymite
Tunellite (TL)
'Turgite'
Ulexite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranocircite
Uranophane
Valentinite
Vanadinite
Veatchite
Vermiculite
Vesuvianite
Wairakite
Walpurgite
Wardsmithite
Witherite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
Wulfenite
Xanthoconite
'Zeolite Group'
Zincite
Zircon
var: Cyrtolite
Zoisite


308 entries listed. 216 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Goodyear, Watson Andrews (1888), Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego, Tulare Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 8): 8: 224-324, 335-342, 504-512, 516-528, 643-652.

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.

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.

Fairbanks, Harold W. (1894), Red Rock, Goler, and Summit mining districts in Kern County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 12): 12: 456-458.

Von Petersdorff, F.C. (1895), The mineral resources of Kern County, California, 51 p., Bakersfield, California.

Turner, Henry Ward (1902), The Greenback copper mine, Kern County, California: Engineering & Mining Journal: 74: 547-548.

California State Mining Bureau (California Division of Mines and Geology): Register of mines and minerals with map (each county issued separately), Kern County (1904).

Hess, Frank L. (1910), Gold mining in the Randsburg quadrangle, California: USGS Bulletin 430: 23-47.

Hess, Frank L. (1910), Gypsum deposits near Cane Springs, Kern County, California: USGS Bulletin 430: 417-418.

Brown, G. Chester (1916a), Kern County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 471-523.

Storms, William H. (1916), New scheelite discovery (Greenhorn Mountains), Kern County, California: Mining and Scientific Press: 113: 768.

Larsen, Esper Signius (1917), Massicot and litharge, the two modifications of lead monoxide: American Mineralogist: 2: 18-19.

Behre, Charles H., Jr. (1921), Native antimony from Kern County, California: American Journal of Science, 5th. Series: 2: 330-333.

Tucker, W. Burling (1924a), Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 20): 20: 33-50, 87-97, 185-200, 367-374.

Hulin, Carlton D. (1925), Geology and ore deposits of the Randsburg quadrangle, California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 95, 152 pp.; […(review by J.E. Spurr): Engineering & Mining Journal: 121: 463-464]: 24.

Noble, Levi Fatzinger (1926a), Borate deposits in the Kramer district, Kern County, California: USGS Bulletin 785: 45-61; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 37: 185 (1928)].

California Journal of Mines and Geology (1933) (Report 29): 29: 311-312 (Karma vein; Keyes Mine) (see: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1933), Gold resources of Kern County: California Mining Bureau. Report 29: 271-339).

Tucker, W. Burling (1929), Kern County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 25): 25: 20-81.

Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1933), Gold resources of Kern County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 29): 29: 271-339.

Tucker, W. B., and Sampson, Reid J. (1933), Randsburg district, California Division of Mines (Report 29): 285-286.

Hulin, C. D. (1934), Geologic features of the dry placers of the northern Mojave Desert, California Division of Mines (Report 30): 417-426.

Tucker, W. Burling (1935), Mining activity at Soledad Mountain and Middle Buttes, Mohave mining district, Kern County: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division Mines (Report 31): 31: 465-485.

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1936), The origin of kernite and borax in the Kramer borate field, California (abstract) American Mineralogist: 21: 192.

Julihn, C.E. & F.W. Horton (1937), Mineral industries survey of the United States: California, Kern County, Mojave District: The Golden Queen and other mines of the Mojave District, California: US Bureau Mines Information Circular 6931, 42 pp.

Lemmon, Dwight Moulton & John Van Nostrand Dorr (1940), Tungsten deposits of the Atolia district, San Bernardino and Kern Counties, California: USGS Bulletin 922-H: 205-245.

Nelson, A.G. (1940), Geology of the northwest part of Soledad Mountain, Kern County, California: Unpublished M.S. thesis, University of Southern California.

Gale, Hoyt Stoddard (1946), Geology of the Kramer borate district, Kern County, California: California Division Mines (Report 42): 42: 325-378.

Wiese, J.H. & L.R. Page (1946), Tin deposits of the Gorman district, Kern County, California: California Division Mines Report 42: 42(1): 31-52.

Bailey, Edgar H. & Chauncey M. Swinney (1947), Walibu quicksilver mine, Kern County, California: California Journal of Mines & Geology, California Division Mines (Report 43): 43: 9-14.

Henry, D.J. (1947), Collecting Kern County, California: The Mineralogist: 15: 3-7.

Bedford, R.H. & Ricker, S.R. (1949) Investigation of the Hogan Tin Kern County, California: U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 4609: 1-10.

Jermain, G.D. & S. Ricker (1949), Investigation of Antimony Peak, Kern County, California: US Bureau Mines Report of Investigation 4505, 5 pp.

Tucker, W. Burling, Reid J. Sampson, & Gordon Blaisdell Oakeshott (1949), Mineral resources of Kern County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division of Mines (Report 45): 45(2): 297-302.

Anonymous (1950), History and geology of Horse Canyon in the heart of Kern County: Mineral Notes & News No. 151 (Apr 50): 4-6.

Pecora, William Thomas & Joseph John Fahey (1950), The lazulite-scorzalite isomorphous series: American Mineralogist: 35: 14.

Heikkila, Henry Herman & George Marshall MacLeod (1951), Geology of Bitterwater Creek area, Kern County, California: California Division Mines Special Report 6, 21 pp.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., and T.E. Gay (1952) Mineral deposits of Saltdale quadrangle. California Division Mines and Geology Bulletin 160.

Walker, G.W. (1953), Rosamond uranium prospect, Kern County, California: California Division Mines Special Report 37.

Frondel, Clifford & V. Morgen (1956), Inderite and gerstleyite from the Kramer borate district, Kern County, California: American Mineralogist: 41: 839-843.

Dibblee, T.W., Jr. (1958), Geologic map of the Boron quadrangle, Kern and San Bernardino Counties, California: USGS Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-204.

Engel, René Laurent Henri (1962), Granitization and contact metamorphism in the Kern River Basin, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Special Paper 68: 24.

Obert, L. and Long, A.E. (1962) Underground borate mining, Kern County, California. US Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 6110, 67 pp.

Samsell, H.S. (1962) Geology of the southeast quarter of Cross Mountain quadrangle, Kern County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, Map Sheet 2.

Troxel, Bennie Wyatt & P.K. Morton (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Kern County, California: California Division Mines & Geology County Report 1, 370 pp.

Carman, M.F., Jr. (1964), Geology of the Lockwood Valley area, Kern and Ventura Counties, California California Division Mines & Geology, Special Report 81.

Sheppard, R.A. and Gude, A.J. (1965) Zeolitic authigenesis of tuffs in the Ricardo formation, Kern County, southern California. USGS Professional Paper 525-D: 44-47.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 64, 240, 245.

Blaske, A.R. (1990), Alteration, Mineralization, and Geochemistry of the Shumake Deposit: A Volcanic Come-Hosted Epithermal Precious Metal Deposit, Kern County, California, Unpublished M. S. Thesis, Michigan Technological University.

Leszcykowski, A.M., et al (1994), Mineral Resources of the West Mojave Desert Tortoise Habitat (Category one and two lands): U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication.

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