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Baringer Hill (Barringer Hill), Bluffton, Llano Co., Texas, USA

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10a
Molybdenite2.EA.30
Pyrite2.EB.05a
Sphalerite2.CB.05a
Stibnite ?2.DB.05
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25
var: Chlorophane3.AB.25CaF2
Tveitite-(Y)3.AB.30
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite ?4.DB.05
Hematite4.CB.05
Ilmenite4.CB.05
Magnetite4.BB.05
Molybdite4.E0.10
Opal4.DA.10
Polycrase-(Y)4.DG.05
Quartz4.DA.05
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05
Samarskite-(Y) ?4.DB.25
Uraninite4.DL.05
Yttrocrasite-(Y)4.DG.05
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Tengerite-(Y) ?5.CC.10
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Copiapite7.DB.35
Fergusonite-(Y)7.GA.05
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30
Powellite7.GA.05
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b
Allanite-(La) ?9.BG.05b
Allanite-(Y) ?9.BG.05b
Gadolinite-(Y)9.AJ.20
Microcline9.FA.30
Muscovite9.EC.15
Orthoclase9.FA.30
Phlogopite9.EC.20
Rowlandite-(Y) (TL)9.HG.20
Thorite9.AD.30
Vesuvianite9.BG.35
Yttrialite-(Y) (TL)9.BC.05
Zircon9.AD.30
var: Cyrtolite9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals
Bastnäsite-
Biotite-
Columbite-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Feldspar Group-
'var: Perthite'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Gadolinite'-
'Gummite'-
'Lanthanite'-
Lepidolite ?-
Thorogummite (TL)-

References

Hidden, W. E. and J. B. Mackintosh (1889), A description of several yttria and thoria minerals from Llano County, Texas. American Journal of Science, 3rd series: 38: 474–486.

Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 1082.

Emmons, Samuel Franklin and Eckel, Edwin C. (1905), Contributions to Economic Geology, 1904.

USGS Bulletin 340 (1908): 286-294.

American Mineralogist (1932): 17: 381-390.

Marble, John Putnam (1940), Allanite from Barringer Hill, Llano County, Texas. American Mineralogist: 25: 168-173.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 834pp.: 761.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1081.

Canadian Mineralogist (1961): 6: 576.

Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan (1972): 45(8): 2476-2479.

Mineralogical Record (1976): 7: 182-183.

American Mineralogist (1977): 62: 1009.

Crook, W. B. (1978): Tveitite from the Barringer Hill District, Texas. Mineralogical Record. 9(6): 387.

Rocks & Minerals (1991): 66(3): 196-224.

Orlandi, P. & Pasero, M. (2006): Allanite-(La) from Buca della Vena mine, Apuan Alps, Italy, an epidote-group mineral. Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 63-68.

Smith, Art (2008), The Baringer Hill Pegmatite, Llano County, Texas Back Benders Gazette Volume XXXIX(9): 6-19.

External Links

http://home.satx.rr.com/robnjean/bh/story.html

http://www.hgms.org/BBG/Sep08.pdf (Art Smith (2008) The Baringer Hill Pegmatite, Llano County, Texas Back Benders Gazette Volume XXXIX - No. 9 pp 6-19)

http://www.texascooppower.com/texas-stories/history/all-that-glitters-is-sometimes-yttrium

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