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Los Angeles Co., California, USA

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Los Angeles Co., California, USA
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Los Angeles Co., California, USA
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Los Angeles Co., California, USA
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Los Angeles Co., California, USA
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Los Angeles Co., California, USA
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Los Angeles Co., California, USA
 


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Almandine

Analcime

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

Annabergite

Anorthite

var: Labradorite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Arsenopyrite

'Asbestos'

'var: Mountain Leather'

Augite

Autunite

Azurite

'Bakerite'

'Barkevikite'

Baryte

Beidellite

Beryl

'Biotite'

Bismutite

'Bitumen'

Borax

Bornite

Braunite

Calcite

Celadonite

Celestine

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorapatite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

'Clays'

'Clinoptilolite'

Clinoptilolite-K

Clinozoisite

Colemanite

'Columbite'

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Copper

'Copper Stain'

Cordierite

Corundum

var: Sapphire

Covellite

Cristobalite

'Crossite'

Cuprite

'Dachiardite'

Datolite

Diopside

Dolomite

Dumortierite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Epidote

Epistilbite

Epsomite

'Erionite'

Erythrite

Fayalite

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

'Ferrierite'

Ferrierite-K (TL)

Ferrierite-Mg

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Galena

'Garnet'

'Glass'

Glauconite

Glaucophane

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Gypsum

var: Alabaster

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Gyrolite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

Harmotome

Haüyne

var: Lazurite

Hedenbergite

Hematite

'Heulandite'

Hisingerite

'Hornblende'

Howlite

'Hypersthene'

Ice

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jarosite

Kalinite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kyanite

Laumontite

Lawsonite

'Lévyne'

'Limonite'

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Marialite

'Maskelynite'

Melanophlogite

Melanterite

Merrillite

Microcline

Mogánite

Molybdenite

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Mariposite

var: Sericite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Nontronite

Offretite

'Olivine'

Opal

Orthoclase

Palygorskite

Pectolite

Pharmacolite

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-Na

Phlogopite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

Polycrase-(Y)

Powellite

Prehnite

Priceite

Probertite

Pseudobrookite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyrope

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Bloodstone

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Fortification Agate

var: Plume Agate

var: Rock Crystal

var: Smoky Quartz

Realgar

Rhodonite

Rutile

Salammoniac

Sanidine

Saponite

var: Ferroan Saponite

'Saussurite'

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Scorodite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

'Silica'

Sillimanite

Silver

Skutterudite

Spadaite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spinel

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilpnomelane

Strontianite

Sulphur

Sursassite

Talc

var: Steatite

Tetrahedrite

'Thénardite'

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite

var: Uranothorite

Tincalconite

Titanite

Todorokite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Tungusite

Ulexite

Ulvöspinel

Veatchite (TL)

'Veatchite-A'

Vivianite

'Wad'

'var: Cobaltian Wad'

Zircon

Zoisite


158 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Localities in this Region

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References

Hanks, Henry Garber (1882), On the occurrence of vivianite in Los Angeles County: Mining and Scientific Press: 44: 160; …A Jour. Sci., 3rd. series: 24: 155.

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

Preston, E.B. (1890), Los Angeles, Lassen Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 9): 9: 189-213.

Preston, E.B. (1890), Tehama, Plumas, Los Angeles, Mariposa Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 10): 10: 272-283, 300-310, 466-495, 692-694.

Storms, William H. (1893), Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 11): 11: 243-248, 337-369, 376-387.

Arnold, Ralph & Harry R. Johnson (1907), The so-called volcano in the Santa Monica Mountains near Los Angeles, California: Science, new series: 27: 553-554.

Merrill, Frederick James Hamilton (1919), Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties: California Mining Bureau Report 15: 461-589.

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.

Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Los Angeles, Mono Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 23): 23: 287-345, 374-406.

Miller, William John (1928), Anorthosite in Los Angeles County, California […(abstract): Pan-Am. Geologist: 49: 73-74; …Geological Society of America Bulletin: 39: 164-165].

Schürmann, H.M.E. (1928), Beitrag zur Petrographie der Hollywood Hills (Santa Monica Gebirge) in Los Angeles, Süd-Kalifornien: Centralbl. Mineralogie, Abt. A: 7-13.

Hoots, Harold William (1931), Geology of the eastern part of the Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles County, California: USGS PP 165C: 3-134.

Beverly, Burt Jr. (1934), Graphite deposits in Los Angeles County, California: Economic Geology: 29: 346-355.

Miller, William John (1934), Geology of the western San Gabriel Mountains: University of California Los Angeles Pub. Math. and Physical Sci.: 1: 1-114.

Oakeshott, Gordon Blaisdell (1937), Geology and mineral deposits of the western San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, California: California Division Mines Report 33: 215-249.

Sampson, Reid J. (1937), Mineral resources of Los Angeles County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 33): 33(3): 173-213.

Moorehouse, Walter Wilson (1938), Some titaniferous magnetites of the San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, California Economic Geology: 33: 737-748.

Tucker, W.B. and Sampson, R.J. (1943a), Strategic Minerals, Los Angeles County; California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division of Mines (Report 39): 39(1): 69 (Mohawk group).

Oakeshott, Gordon Blaisdell (1948), Titaniferous iron-ore deposits of the western San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: 243-266.

Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.

Gay, T.E. and Hoffman, S.R. (1954) Mines and mineral deposits of Los Angeles County, California. California Journal of Mines and Geology: 50: 467-709

Schwartz, Jack (1956), Obtainable minerals of Los Angeles County, California: Rocks & Minerals: 31(1&2): 39-41.

Oakeshott, Gordon Blaisdell (1958) Geology and mineral deposits of San Fernando quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California. California Division of Mines Bulletin 172, 147 pp.

Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California.

Benson, W.T., A.L. Engel & H.J. Heinen (1962), Titaniferous magnetite deposits, Los Angeles County, California: US Bureau Mines Report of Investigation 5962.

Temple, A.K. (1966) Zoisite-rutile rock from Los Angeles County, California. American Mineralogist: 51: 1028-1034.

Carnahan, V. (1967), Minerals of Los Angeles County, part 1, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes and Soledad Basin: Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Alliance Quarterly: 6(2): 26-30.

Carnahan, V. (1968), Minerals of Los Angeles County, part 2, Santa Monica Mountains, San Gabriel Mountains and the Northern Ridges: Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Alliance Quarterly: 6(4): 20-24.


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