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Other Names for Petroleum

Name in Other Languages:
German:Bergbalsam

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Localities for Petroleum

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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
 
  • 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 Jersey
    • Somerset Co.
      • Bernards Township
Warren Cummings
  • New York
    • Herkimer Co.
      • Town of Newport
Dr. Stanley B. Keith specimens
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