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Myrickite

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A variety of Chalcedony

Local name for Chalcedony with grey ground and red spots (cinnabar).

Originally described from Myrick Spring, San Bernardino Co., California, USA.

Classification of Myrickite

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Other Names for Myrickite

Other Languages:
German:Myrickit
Spanish:Myrickita

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  • Localities for Myrickite

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    USA
     
    • California
      • Inyo Co.
    Schaller, W. T. (1917) Mineral resources of the United States, Part 2. United States Geological Survey p.157
      • Kern Co.
        • Mojave District
          • Mojave
    Troxel, Bennie Wyatt & P.K. Morton (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Kern County, California: California Division Mines & Geology County Report 1, 370 pp.: 91-92; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 346.
      • Napa Co.
        • Knoxville District
          • Knoxville
      • San Bernardino Co.
        • Fort Irwin
          • Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex area
    Sterrett, Douglas Bovard (1914), Gems and precious stones. Mineral Resources of the United States for 1913; part 2; Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey: 651; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.
          • Lead Pipe Springs
    Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78: 123; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 149.
    Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.: 191.
      • San Luis Obispo Co.
        • Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range)
          • Rinconada
    Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 318.
      • Santa Clara Co.
        • Diablo Range
          • Coyote District
            • Coyote
    Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 318.
    • Idaho
    • Nevada
      • Nye Co.
    The Mineralogist 5(6):18.
    • Washington
      • Lewis Co.
    Dake, 1956. NW Gem Trails, 2nd ed.
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