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Localities for Moss Agate

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(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.
Argentina
 
  • Entre Ríos
Juan Carlos Lodovichi
Armenia
 
  • Tavuš Province (Tavush)
    • Idzhevan
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Ngaanyatjarraku Shire
      • West Musgrave Block
        • Wingellina Community
Fetherston, J., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V.(2013): Gemstones of WA, Geological Survey of WA
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Kamloops Mining Division
      • Mt. Savona
        • Deadman's River
www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile
    • Omenica Mining Division
      • Kemano
  • Manitoba
    • Souris
Phillips, K. A. (1978) Minerals of Manitoba: Vol 1 Nonmetallic and pegmatic. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/1.; Ormerod, M. J., M.D. (1964) Gemstones of Manitoba: Lapidary Journal, v.18, no. 6, p. 704.
Leiper (ed.), 1966. The Agates of North America
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Palatinate
      • Kusel
        • Pfeffelbach
Poser, C., and Lutz, H. (2004): Mineralien aus Rheinland-Pfalz.Landessammlung für Naturkunde Rheinland-Pfalz (Mainz)
Hungary
 
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Zemplén Mts (Tokaj Mts)
      • Komlóska
Szakáll & Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Gyöngyöstarján
Geoda, 2003
GEODA/1997
India
 
  • Gujarat
    • Rajkot District
Richard M. Pearl: "Minerals of India", Mineral Digest, vol. 2.
Iran
http://iranian-agates.freeservers.com/
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
    • Zhana-Arkinskii rayon
Gems of Kazakhstan, - textbook, Almaty, 1999, v.1, pp. 71-73 (in Rus.)
Mexico
 
Panama
Quinn Mineral ad, Rock & Gem, v. 6, no. 12, p. 38.
South Africa
 
  • Eastern Cape Province
Minerals of South Africa
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • Tayside (Angus)
      • Monifieth
UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, No. 14 p17-20
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • La Paz Co.
Zeitner, J. C. 1964 Treasures of the Desert: Lapidary Journal, v. 17, no. 11, p. 1082-1089.
  • California
    • Calaveras Co.
      • East Belt
        • Mokelumne Hill District
          • Mokelumne Hill
Mining and Scientific Press (1866), The “opal claims” of Stockton Hill: Mining and Scientific Press: 12: 146; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 316.
      • Pardee District
        • Toyon
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028681.
    • Imperial Co.
      • Chocolate Mts
        • Paymaster District
Strong, M. F. 1971a Desert Gem Trails. A Field Guide to the Gems and Minerals of the Mojave and Colorado Deserts: Second Revised Edition, Gem Guides Book Co., Baldwin Park, CA, 80 p.
    • Kern Co.
      • El Paso Mts
        • Ricardo
MacLachlan, D. 1950 The Greatest Collecting Area: Lapidary Journal, v. 4, no. 2, p. 96-100.
    • Riverside Co.
Strong, M. F. 1971a Desert Gem Trails. A Field Guide to the Gems and Minerals of the Mojave and Colorado Deserts: Second Revised Edition, Gem Guides Book Co., Baldwin Park, CA, 80 p.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Cady Mts
      • Fort Irwin
Kunz, George Frederick (1901), Precious stones: Mineral Resources U.S., 1900: 763; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.
    • San Luis Obispo Co.
  • Colorado
    • Grand Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Mesa Co.
      • Fruita
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Park Co.
      • South Park
        • Antero Junction
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Saguache Co.
Rocks & Minerals (July, 2002)
  • Georgia
Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
  • Idaho
  • Iowa
    • Dubuque Co.
www.missourigeologists.org/Min-Loc2.pdf.
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
  • Kansas
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
www.people.ku.edu/~stalder/KS-minerals.html
www.people.ku.edu/~stalder/KS-minerals.html
  • Maryland
    • Baltimore City
MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
        • Soldiers' Delight ridge
Rocks & Min.: 19:148.
    • Cecil Co.
MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
Gems and Minerals of America - Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
      • Dublin
MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
Rocks&Min. 17:238.
    • Custer Co.
The River Runs North - the Story of Montana Moss Agate by Tom Harmon (author)
    • Dawson Co.
USGS Bull 624
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
  • Nebraska
    • Dodge Co.
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
    • Lancaster Co.
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
    • Otoe Co.
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
    • Pawnee Co.
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
    • Richardson Co.
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
    • Saunders Co.
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
    • Seward Co.
The Minerals and Gemstones of Nebraska CSD U Neb EC 2
    • Sioux Co.
  • Nevada
Kunz, 1892. Gems & Precious Stones of N. America, p.133.
  • New Mexico
    • Catron Co.
      • San Augustin Plains
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Grant Co.
      • Alum Mountain District (Alum District)
        • Alum Mountain
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Hidalgo Co.
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Sierra Co.
      • Engle area
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
The Mineralogist, v. 9, no. 5, p. 181.
    • Socorro Co.
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
  • North Carolina
    • Orange Co.
Kunz, 1892. Gems & Precious Stones of N. America, p.132.
Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ranson-1974
Zeitner,J.C.,1968,Appalachian mineral and gem trails,Lapidary Journal
  • North Dakota
    • McKenzie Co.
Rock and Mineral Collecting in North Dakota NDGS Newsletter June 1976
MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
Rock and Mineral Collecting in North Dakota NDGS Newsletter June 1976
    • Williams Co.
MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
  • Oklahoma
Rocks & Minerals 72:4 pp 252-264
  • Oregon
    • Crook Co.
    • Hood River Co.
MacFall, 1951. Gem Hunter's Guide, 1st ed.
    • Jackson Co.
      • Medford
The Mineralogist, 21(12):462.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lancaster Co.
      • State Line Chromite District
        • Fulton Township
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 204
  • South Dakota
    • Harding Co.
SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
    • Meade Co.
      • Maurine
SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
  • Texas
    • Brewster Co.
      • Alpine
www.austingemandmineral.org
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224; http://www.omsinc.org/archives/Ore-cutts_Jan04.pdf
      • Davis Mts
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
  • Utah
Lapidary Journal 31:179.
  • Virginia
Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • Loudoun Co.
      • Conklin
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
The Mineral Collector. 12:149 (1905)
    • Big Horn Co.
USGS Bull 1391-D
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974,Gems and Minerals of America
    • Park Co.
Ludlow (1876) Report of a reconnaissance from Carroll, Montana territory, on the upper Missouri to the Yellowstone National Park
    • Platte Co.
Rocks & Minerals 76:389
USGS 1970 PP495-C Cenozoic geology of the Granite Mountains area, central Wyoming
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