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Comstock District, Storey Co., Nevada, USA
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Latitude: 39°18'35"N
Longitude: 119°38'55"W
 
 
First major mineral discovery in Nevada (1859). 192,000,000 ounces of silver and 8,000,000 ounces of gold. Major production from a number of bonanzas on the Comstock Lode. Bonanzas: Chollar-Potosi, Savage, Gould & Curry, Big, Ophir.

Mineral List

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Acanthite
Actinolite
Aguilarite
Albite
'Allemontite'
Allophane
Alunite
Alunogen
Anatase
Anglesite
Arsenic
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Aurorite
Bornite
Calcite
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
'Clinoptilolite'
Copiapite
Copper
Cordierite
Cosalite
Covellite
Cristobalite
Diaspore
Dickite
Digenite
Dyscrasite
Epidote
Epsomite
Galena
Gold
var: Electrum
Goslarite
Gypsum
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Hematite
'Heulandite'
Hexahydrite
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
Jalpaite
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar
var: Adularia'

Kolymite
'Leucoxene'
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Melanterite
Miargyrite
Molybdenite
Montmorillonite
Moschellandsbergite
Muscovite
var: Illite

Natroalunite
Opal
Pearceite
Pentahydrite
Pickeringite
Polybasite
Proustite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Jasper
Rhodochrosite
Rutile
Scolecite
Silver
Sphalerite
Stephanite
Sternbergite
Stibarsen
Stibnite
'Stilbite'
Stromeyerite
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Turquoise ?
Uytenbogaardtite (TL)
Vivianite
'Wad'
Wairakite
Wulfenite ?


122 entries listed. 82 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Econ Geol (1989) 84:1574-1613

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