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Sonora, Sonora District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA


List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals
Petzite-Ag3AuTe2


6 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

References

Du Bois, W.E. (1851), Large specimen of gold from California (verbal communication): American Philosophical Society Proceedings: 5(46): 177.

Du Bois, W.E. (1853), Grosster Gold-Klumpen in Kalifornien: L’institut, Sciences Math., Phys., et Nat. Jour. General des Societes et Traveaux Scientifiques de la France et de l’Etranger: 21¨175; […(abstract): Neues Jahrb. 1853: 696-697 (1853)].
: 175.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 204.

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