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Petroleum

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Naturally occurring oil found in rocks ("rock oil"), comprising mostly hydrocarbons, plus other organic compounds containing N, O, S, etc.


Classification of Petroleum

Other Names for Petroleum

Name in Other Languages:
German:Bergbalsam

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 Petroleum

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Localities for Petroleum

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.
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
Italy
 
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Bologna Province
      • Samoggia Valley
        • Valsamoggia
          • Savigno
Casali A. (1877): La cera fossile e l'olio minerale di Monte Falò. Monti, Bologna, 16 pp.; Bombicci L. (1881): L'Appennino bolognese: descrizione e itinerari. Club Alpino Italiano - Sezione di Bologna. Tipografia Fava e Garagnani, Bologna, 887 pp.; Bombicci L. (1882): Montagne e vallate del territorio di Bologna: cenni sulla oro-idrografia, geologia, litologia e mineralogia dell'Appennino bolognese e sue dipendenze. Tipografia Fava e Garagnani, Bologna, 208 pp.; Mattei S. (1892): Ozokerite di Montefalò nel Bolognese. Bollettino del naturalista, collettore, allevatore, coltivatore (supplemento mensile alla Rivista Italiana di Scienze Naturali), 12, 3, 33-35; Magini M. (1976): L'Italia e il petrolio tra storia e cronologia. Volume celebrativo dei 50 anni di fondazione dell'AGIP. Mondadori, Milano, 279 pp.
  • Sicily
    • Palermo Province
      • Blufi
Ferrara F. (1813): Storia naturale della Sicilia che comprende la mineralogia con un discorso sopra lo studio in vari tempi delle scienze naturali in quest'isola. Tipografia dell'Università, Catania, LXV+160 pp.; Percival J.G. (1824): Notices of the geology and mineralogy of Sicily. American Journal of Science and Arts, 8, 2, 201-213; Jervis G. (1881): I tesori sotterranei dell'Italia. Vol. 3: Regioni delle Isole. Sardegna e Sicilia. Addenda ai precedenti volumi. Loescher, Torino, XXII+539 pp.
Japan
 
  • Shikoku Island
    • Kochi Prefecture
      • Takaoka-gun
Alfredo Petrov specimens
Libya
Rui Nunes 2010
Mexico
 
  • San Luis Potosí
    • Mun. de Tamuín
Alfredo Petrov specimen obtained from Rock Currier (JTI), 1990s.
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
São Tomé and Príncipe
The Mineral Industries of Benin, Burkina Faso and São Tomé e Príncipe, Omayra Bermúdez-Lugo, USGS 2006 Minerals Yearbook, April 2009.
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 Jersey
    • Somerset Co.
      • Bernards Township
Warren Cummings
  • New York
    • Herkimer Co.
      • Town of Newport
Dr. Stanley B. Keith specimens
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