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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'
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Analcime
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite

Annabergite
Anorthite
var: Labradorite

Anthophyllite
Antigorite
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Arsenopyrite
'Asbestos
var: Mountain Leather'

'Asphaltum'
Autunite
Azurite
Bakerite
'Barkevikite'
Baryte
Beidellite
Beryl
'Biotite'
Bismutite
'Bitumen'
Borax
Bornite
Braunite
Calcite
Celestine
Cerussite
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
'Clay'
'Clinoptilolite'
Clinoptilolite-K
Clinozoisite
Colemanite
'Columbite'
Copper
'Copper Stain'
Cordierite
Corundum
Corundum
var: Sapphire

Covellite
Cristobalite
'Crossite'
Cuprite
'Dachiardite'
Datolite
Diopside
Dolomite
Dumortierite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Epidote
Epistilbite
Epsomite
'Erionite'
Erythrite
'Feldspar Group'
'Ferrierite'
Ferrierite-K (TL)
Ferrierite-Mg
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Galena
'Garnet'
Glauconite
Glaucophane
Goethite
Gold
Graphite
Grossular
var: Hessonite
Gypsum
var: Alabaster
var: Satin Spar Gypsum
var: Selenite
Gyrolite
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Harmotome
Hematite
'Heulandite'
'Hornblende'
Howlite
'Hypersthene'
Ice
'Iddingsite'
Ilmenite
Iron
var: Kamacite

Jarosite
Kalinite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Kyanite
Laumontite
Lawsonite
Lazurite
'Lévyne'
'Limonite'
Magnesite
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
Marialite
Melanophlogite
Melanterite
Microcline
Molybdenite
Montmorillonite
Mordenite
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
var: Sericite
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
Nontronite
Offretite
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Diatomite
Orthoclase
Palygorskite
Pectolite
'Perthite'
Pharmacolite
'Phengite
var: Mariposite'

'Phillipsite'
Phillipsite-Na
Phlogopite
Piemontite
Polycrase-(Y)
Powellite
Prehnite
Priceite
Probertite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumice'
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrope
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Bloodstone
var: Chalcedony
var: Citrine
var: Fortification Agate
var: Jasper
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal

var: Smoky Quartz
Realgar
Rhodonite
Rutile
Salammoniac
Sanidine
Saponite
var: Ferroan Saponite
'Saussurite'
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schorl
Scorodite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Siderite
'Silica'
Sillimanite
Silver
Skutterudite
var: Smaltite
'Spadaite'
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spinel
Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Stilpnomelane
Strontianite
Sursassite
Talc
var: Steatite
Tetrahedrite
'Thomsonite'
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
var: Uranothorite
Tincalconite
Titanite
Todorokite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tridymite
Tungusite
Ulexite
Veatchite (TL)
Veatchite-A
Vivianite
'Wad
var: Cobaltian Wad'

Zircon
Zoisite


225 entries listed. 144 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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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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