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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

Name in Other Languages:
German:Myrickit
Spanish:Myrickita

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for Myrickite

Localities for Myrickite

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
      • Bare Mountain
        • Bare Mountain District (Fluorine District)
The Mineralogist 5(6):18.
  • Washington
    • Lewis Co.
Dake, 1956. NW Gem Trails, 2nd ed.
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