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A mixture of natural liquid and dissolved solid hydrocarbons.

Classification of Petroleum

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Other Names for Petroleum

Other Languages:
German:Bergbalsam
Varieties:
KavkaziteMarkovnikiteMayberyite

Other Information

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  • Localities for Petroleum

    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.
    Argentina
     
    • Neuquén
      • Pehuenches department
        • La Tungar
    Dr Jorge Dascal specimens
    Canada
     
    • Ontario
      • Parry Sound District
        • Henvey Township
    Seaman, 1976. Pegmatite Minerals of the World
    China
     
    • Hubei Province
      • Xianning Prefecture
        • Jiayu Co.
    Renyu Yu (1996): Geology and Prospecting 32(1), 1-6, 32; Yunfeng Ke (1993): Resources Environment and Engineering 15(1)
    • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
      • Hulunbuir League (Hulunbei'er Prefecture)
        • New Barag Left Banner (Xin Barag Zuoqi)
          • Bei'er lake depression
    Yuqiao Gao, Li Liu, Xiyu Qu, and Na Liu (2008): Journal of Palaeogeography 10(2), 111-123
    • Jilin Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
      • Songyuan Prefecture
        • Qian Gorlos Co. (Qianguo'erluosi Co.)
    Yuqiao Gao, Li Liu, Xiyu Qu, and Na Liu (2008): Journal of Palaeogeography 10(2), 111-123
    East Timor
    Geologia de Timor, Teodoro Soares, 2009
    Libya
    Rui Nunes 2010
    Pakistan
     
    Dr Stanley Keith and Luciana Barbosa specimens
    Portugal
     
    • Leiria District
    Prospecting results (Aug 2012) of the Canadians of Mohave Gas and Oil
    • Lisbon District
    LNEG Siorminp database
    Tunisia
     
    • Zaghouan Governorate
      • Zaghouan
    F. Souissi et al. , Bull. Soc. Géol. France, March 1998, V 169, N° 2, pp. 163-175.
      • Zriba-Village
    N. Guilhaumou et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 421-426.
    UK
     
    • England
      • Bristol
        • Clifton
    Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
      • Cornwall
        • Camborne - Redruth - St Day District
          • Gwennap
            • Crofthandy
    Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 108; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
            • St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines)
    Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
    Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 108; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
          • Redruth
    Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 108; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
      • Derbyshire
        • Castleton
    Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
      • Shropshire
        • Callow Hill-Bog District
    Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
        • Telford
    Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
    USA
     
    • California
      • Yolo Co.
        • Coast Ranges
          • Knoxville District
            • Knoxville area
    Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 117; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 150.
    Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 165.
    • Iowa
      • Lee Co.
    Zeitner (1956), Midwest Gem Trails
      • Van Buren Co.
        • Vernon area
    R&M 77:6 pp 404-413
    R&M 77:6 pp 404-413
    • New York
      • Herkimer Co.
        • Town of Newport
    Dr. Stanley B. Keith specimens
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