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Diatomaceous Earth

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Synonym:
A synonym of Diatomite
The commercial term applied to diatomite. It is mined and used as a filtering agent among other uses.

Internet Links for Diatomaceous Earth

Localities for Diatomaceous Earth

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.
Australia
 
Brazil
 
Revista Brasileira de Geociências 27:395-402
Libya
 
  • Tripoli District (Tarabulus District)
Robert D. Crangle (2008) Diatomite. Minerals Yearbook, 2008 USGS
Sweden
 
  • Skåne
    • Kristianstad
      • Osby
Swedish Nat.Museum
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Apache Co.
Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals AZ Dept. of Mines and Mineral Resources Mineral Rpt. 4.; Peirce, H.W. (1969), Diatomite in mineral and water resources f Arizona, US Govt. printing office, Washignton: 337-342; Peirce, H.W. (1990), AZ Geol. Sur. Industrial Minerals card file.
    • Gila Co.
      • San Carlos Indian Reservation
        • San Carlos
          • Skeleton Wash
Bromfield, C.S. & A.F. Shride (1956), Mineral resources of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ, USGS Bull. 1027-N: 683.
    • Graham Co.
      • San Carlos Indian Reservation
        • Peridot area [Gila County]
MRDS database Dep. ID #10060241, MRDS ID #TC10210.
        • San Carlos
MRDS database Dep. ID #10095952, MRDS ID #TC10211.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10060231, MRDS ID #TC10200.
      • Whitlock Mts
        • Dry Mountain
MRDS database Dep. ID #10062190, MRDS ID #TC35492.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10209800, MAS ID #0040090360.
    • Greenlee Co.
      • Steeple Rock District (Duncan District)
MRDS database Dep. ID #10060236 MRDS ID #TC10205.
    • Maricopa Co.
MRDS file #10060235.
    • Pinal Co.
      • Dudleyville area
        • Feldman
MRDS database Dep. ID #10060185, MRDS ID #TC10142.
      • Mammoth area
Wilson, E.D. & G.H. Roseveare (1949), Arizona Nonmetallics, A Summary of Past Production and Present Operations, 2nd. Edition (revised), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 155: 18.
      • Mammoth District
        • Mammoth area
Bollaert, A.R., 1962, An evaluation of the Mammoth, Arizona diatomaceous earth deposit: unpublished private report, 49p., appendices, plates: from library of Arizona Geological Survey.
      • Riverside District
        • Gila River
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 87.
      • San Pedro District
        • San Pedro River-Alder Wash confluence area
          • San Pedro River
MRDS database Dep. ID #10186713, MAS ID #0040230173.
      • San Pedro Valley
        • Whitlock Wash area
          • East Bank San Pedro River
MRDS database Dep. ID #10060239, MRDS ID #TC10208.
  • Arkansas
    • Garland Co.
      • Hot Springs
http://www.lgsweb.org/field00g.html
    • Hot Spring Co.
      • Quarry Mt.
Rocks & Min.: 21:424.
      • Whittington
        • Quarry Mt.
Rocks & Min.: 21:424.
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
    • Washington Co.
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
  • Illinois
Dake, Fleener & Wilson, 1938. Quartz Family Minerals
Dake, Fleener & Wilson, 1938. Quartz Family Minerals
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Sears, John Henry (1905): The Physical Geography, Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontology of Essex County
Sears, John Henry (1905): The Physical Geography, Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontology of Essex County
    • Middlesex Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
  • Minnesota
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
    • Newton Co.
Dake, Fleener & Wilson, 1938. Quartz Family Minerals
  • Nevada
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Panaca District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
    • Lyon Co.
USGS Minerals Yearbook - Diatomite 1998
    • Pershing Co.
      • Antelope District
        • Lovelock
USGS Minerals Yearbook - Diatomite 1998
  • Oklahoma
Dake, Fleener & Wilson, 1938. Quartz Family Minerals
  • Oregon
    • Lake Co.
      • Christmas Valley
MRDS file #10225715.
  • Vermont
    • Windham Co.
Morrill & Chaffee, 1957. VT Mines & Mineral Localities
  • Washington
    • Grant Co.
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