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Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

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Founded in 1875. One of fifteen Arizona counties. It is located in the center of the state, N of Pima Co., W of Gila and Graham Cos., S and E of Maricopa Co. The area is a total of 5374 square miles. The county name is believed to have derived from the Apache term for "deer."

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Ajoite
Alamosite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allophane
Alunite
Amesite
Analcime
Andalusite
var: Titanian Andalusite
Andradite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Anorthite
var: Labradorite

Antigorite
Antimony
Antlerite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Atacamite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Austinite
Azurite
Baryte
Beaverite-(Cu)
Beidellite
Bementite
'Bentonite'
Beryl
Beudantite
Bideauxite (TL)
'Biotite'
'Bisbeeite'
Bixbyite
Bobmeyerite (TL)
Boleite
Bornite
Brochantite
Bromargyrite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Caledonite
Carnotite
Cassiterite
Celadonite
Cerussite
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcophanite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
'Chert'
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chondrodite
'Chromian Leadhillite'
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Cinnabar
Clinoatacamite
Clinoclase
'Clinoptilolite'
Clinozoisite
Colusite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Copiapite
Copper
'Copper Stain'
Coquimbite
Cordierite
Corkite
Coronadite
Corundum
Covellite
Cowlesite (TL)
Creaseyite (TL)
Crocoite
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Cyanotrichite
Delafossite
Descloizite
var: Cuprian Descloizite
Devilline
Diaboleite
'Diatomaceous Earth'
Dickite
Digenite
Diopside
Dioptase
Djurleite
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
Dravite
Duftite
Enargite
'Endellite'
Epidote
Epsomite
Eriochalcite
'Erionite'
Erionite-K
Famatinite
'Feldspar Group'
Ferrimolybdite
Fluorite
Fornacite
Forsterite
Fraipontite
Freibergite
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
'Garnet'
Garronite
'Gem Silica'
Georgerobinsonite (TL)
Goethite
Gold
Grossular
Groutite
Gypsum
Halite
'Halloysite'
Halotrichite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Hemihedrite (TL)
Hemimorphite
Hetaerolite
'Heulandite'
Hexahydrite
Hisingerite
Hollandite
'Hornblende'
Hydrobiotite
Hydrocerussite
'Hydromuscovite'
Hydrozincite
'Iddingsite'
Ilmenite
Ilvaite
Iodargyrite
Iranite
Jalpaite
Jarosite
Jurbanite (TL)
Kaolinite
Kentrolite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Lanarkite
Langite
Laumontite
Leadhillite
'Leucoxene'
'Lévyne'
Libethenite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Lindgrenite
Macquartite (TL)
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Malachite
Mammothite (TL)
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Markascherite (TL)
Massicot
Matlockite
Melanotekite
Mercury
Metatorbernite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Mimetite
Minium
Mixite
Molybdenite
var: Rhenian Molybdenite
'Molybdenite-3R'
'Monazite'
Montmorillonite
Mordenite
Mottramite
Munakataite
Murdochite (TL)
Muscovite
var: Illite
var: Sericite
Neotocite
Niter
Nitratine
Nitrocalcite
Nontronite
Nukundamite
'Obsidian'
Offretite
Olivenite
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Opal-AN
Orpiment
Orthoclase
Orthoserpierite
Palygorskite
Paralaurionite
Paratacamite
'Phillipsite'
Phlogopite
Phoenicochroite
Phosgenite
Phosphohedyphane
Pickeringite
Piemontite
Pinalite (TL)
Plancheite
Plumbonacrite
Plumbotsumite
Polybasite
Powellite
Proustite
Pseudoboleite
Pseudobrookite
Pseudomalachite
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Jasper
var: Milky Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
Queitite
Ramsdellite
Realgar
Rhodochrosite
Rhomboclase
Romanèchite
Rosasite
Rutile
Sauconite
Scheelite
Schorl
Scolecite
'Serpentine Group'
Serpierite
Shannonite
Shattuckite
Siderite
'Silica'
Sillimanite
Silver
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Starkeyite
'Stibiconite'
'Stilbite'
Stolzite
Stromeyerite
Sulphur
Surite
Szomolnokite
Talc
Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Tetrahedrite
var: Mercurian Tetrahedrite
Thénardite
'Thomsonite'
Thomsonite-Ca
Titanite
Todorokite
Topaz
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tsumebite
'Turgite'
Turquoise
Tyrolite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende

Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Vauquelinite
Vermiculite
Vésigniéite
Voltaite
'Wad'
Wherryite (TL)
Willemite
Wittichenite
'Wolframite'
Wulfenite
var: Tungstenoan Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Yedlinite (TL)
Zeolite Group
Zircon
Zoisite
Zunyite


334 entries listed. 250 valid minerals. 14 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

Ransome, F.L. (1919), The copper deposits of Ray and Miami, Arizona, USGS PP 115.

Peterson, N.P. (1962), Geology and ore deposits of the Globe-Miami district, Arizona, USGS PP 342.

Welty, J.W., and Schnabel, Lorraine (1989) Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in Gila, Maricopa, Pinal, and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-01, 121 p. [superseded by Welty, J.W., and others (1989), Arizona Geological Survey Circular 27].

Welty, J.W., DeWitt, Ed, and Schnabel, Lorraine (1989) Bibliography for metallic mineral districts in Gila, Maricopa, Pinal, and Yavapai Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Circular 27, 81 p.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 110, 122, 257, 317, 358.

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