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Lake Co., California, USA

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79 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
'Asbestos'
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Bitumen'
Borax
Formula: Na2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Buddingtonite (TL)
Formula: (NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Reference: Erd, R.C., D.E. White, J.J. Fahey & D.E. Lee (1964), Buddingtonite, an ammonium feldspar with zeolitic water: American Mineralogist: 49: 831, 833; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 279, 360.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chert'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
'commodity:Chromium'
Formula: Cr
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
'Diatomite'
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Diopside var: Violan
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Idrialite
Formula: C22H14
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kalinite
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limestone'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'commodity:Mercury'
Formula: Hg
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Metastibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Montroydite
Formula: HgO
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Natron
Formula: Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Northupite
Formula: Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
'Obsidian'
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Pirssonite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
'Psilomelane'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Pumice'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan Collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Clear Lake Diamond
Formula: SiO2
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
'Riebeckite Root Name'
Formula: ◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
'Riebeckite Root Name var: Crocidolite'
Formula: ◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Rosickýite
Formula: S
Sassolite
Formula: H3BO3
Schuetteite
Formula: Hg2+3(SO4)O2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Teepleite (TL)
Formula: Na2[B(OH)4]Cl
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 373; Bradley, W.W. (1938), Thirty-fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 34: 297; Gale, William Alexander, W.F. Foshag & Magnus Vonsen (1939), Teepleite, a new mineral from Borax Lake, California: American Mineralogist: 24: 48-52; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 359; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 261, 262.
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Tiemannite
Formula: HgSe
Tincalconite
Formula: Na2(B4O7) · 5H2O
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Anderson, Charles A. (1936), Volcanic history of the Clear Lake area, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin: 47: 637; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geol. Bulletin 189: 373.
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Tschermigite
Formula: (NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Tychite
Formula: Na6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
Ulexite
Formula: NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Rosickýite1.CC.05S
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Metastibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tiemannite2.CB.05aHgSe
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
'Halite'3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Montroydite4.AC.15HgO
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Clear Lake Diamond4.DA.05SiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Gaylussite'5.CB.35Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Natron5.CB.10Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Northupite5.BF.05Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Pirssonite5.CB.30Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Thermonatrite5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Tychite5.BF.05Na6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
Group 6 - Borates
'Borax'6.DA.10Na2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sassolite6.AA.05H3BO3
Teepleite (TL)6.AC.40Na2[B(OH)4]Cl
Tincalconite6.DA.15Na2(B4O7) · 5H2O
Ulexite6.EA.25NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alum-(K)'7.CC.20KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Glauberite'7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kalinite7.CC.15KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Schuetteite7.BB.40Hg2+3(SO4)O2
Tschermigite7.CC.20(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Buddingtonite' (TL)9.FA.30(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Violan9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Glaucophane'9.DE.25◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Neotocite9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
'Idrialite'10.BA.20C22H14
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Asbestos'-
'Bitumen'-
Chert-
Clays-
'Diatomite'-SiO2 · nH2O
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Limestone-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Obsidian-
Psilomelane-
Pumice-
Riebeckite Root Name-◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
'var: Crocidolite'-◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Semi-metals and non-metals
Rosickýite1.3.5.2S
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Tiemannite2.8.2.4HgSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Metastibnite2.11.3.1Sb2S3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Montroydite4.2.6.1HgO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Trona13.1.4.1Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Natron15.1.2.1Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Thermonatrite15.1.1.1Na2CO3 · H2O
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p > 1:1
Gaylussite15.2.2.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Pirssonite15.2.1.1Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Northupite16a.3.9.1Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Tychite17.1.1.1Na6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
AmBn[XO3]p
Sassolite24.3.1.1H3BO3
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Teepleite (TL)25.1.4.1Na2[B(OH)4]Cl
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Tetraborates
Borax26.4.1.1Na2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Tincalconite26.4.2.1Na2(B4O7) · 5H2O
Pentaborates
Ulexite26.5.11.1NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Alum-(K)29.5.5.1KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Kalinite29.5.4.2KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Tschermigite29.5.5.3(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Schuetteite30.1.13.1Hg2+3(SO4)O2
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 50 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Hydrocarbons
Idrialite50.3.10. C22H14
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Glaucophane66.1.3c.1◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Neotocite71.1.5.4(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Buddingtonite (TL)76.1.2.1(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Asbestos'-
'Bitumen'-
'Chert'-
'Clays'-
'Diatomite'-SiO2 · nH2O
Diopside
var: Violan
-CaMgSi2O6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limestone'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Obsidian'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Psilomelane'-
'Pumice'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Clear Lake Diamond-SiO2
'Riebeckite Root Name'-◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
'var: Crocidolite'-◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BoraxNa2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
H Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
H DiatomiteSiO2 · nH2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
H Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H IdrialiteC22H14
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
H Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PirssoniteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H Riebeckite Root Name◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
H SassoliteH3BO3
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TeepleiteNa2[B(OH)4]Cl
H ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
H TincalconiteNa2(B4O7) · 5H2O
H TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
H Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
BBoron
B BoraxNa2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
B SassoliteH3BO3
B TeepleiteNa2[B(OH)4]Cl
B TincalconiteNa2(B4O7) · 5H2O
B UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
C IdrialiteC22H14
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
C NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
C PirssoniteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C SideriteFeCO3
C ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
C TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
C TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
NNitrogen
N Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
N Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnataseTiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BoraxNa2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
O Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Quartz (var: Clear Lake Diamond)SiO2
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CristobaliteSiO2
O Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
O DiatomiteSiO2 · nH2O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MontroyditeHgO
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
O Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
O NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PirssoniteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O Riebeckite Root Name◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
O SassoliteH3BO3
O SchuetteiteHg32+(SO4)O2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SideriteFeCO3
O TeepleiteNa2[B(OH)4]Cl
O ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
O TincalconiteNa2(B4O7) · 5H2O
O TridymiteSiO2
O TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
O Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
O UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
FFluorine
F Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
F FluoriteCaF2
F Riebeckite Root Name◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
NaSodium
Na BoraxNa2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Na Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Na GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Na Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Na HaliteNaCl
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
Na NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na PirssoniteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na Riebeckite Root Name◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Na TeepleiteNa2[B(OH)4]Cl
Na ThermonatriteNa2CO3 · H2O
Na TincalconiteNa2(B4O7) · 5H2O
Na TronaNa3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Na TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
Na UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mg NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
Mg Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Quartz (var: Clear Lake Diamond)SiO2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Si DiatomiteSiO2 · nH2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Riebeckite Root Name◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TridymiteSiO2
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CinnabarHgS
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MetacinnabarHgS
S MetastibniteSb2S3
S MilleriteNiS
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S RosickýiteS
S SchuetteiteHg32+(SO4)O2
S StibniteSb2S3
S SulphurS8
S Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
ClChlorine
Cl Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
Cl Riebeckite Root Name◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Cl TeepleiteNa2[B(OH)4]Cl
KPotassium
K Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GaylussiteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PirssoniteNa2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Ca UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Riebeckite Root Name (var: Crocidolite)◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Riebeckite Root Name◻[Na2][Z32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe SideriteFeCO3
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
SeSelenium
Se TiemanniteHgSe
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb MetastibniteSb2S3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MercuryHg
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg MontroyditeHgO
Hg SchuetteiteHg32+(SO4)O2
Hg TiemanniteHgSe
PbLead
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

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Keyes, Winfield Scott (1876), Borax Lake and Sulphur and quicksilver deposits near Clear Lake, California Engineering & Mining Journal: 22: 118.
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Watts, Wm. L. (1893), Alameda, Colusa, Del Norte, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Placer, Sacramento, Santa Clara, San Joaquin, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Kern, Lake, Contra Costa, Tehama, Tulare Counties California Mining Bureau. Report 11: 121-138, 179-199, 210-240, 249-258, 319-322, 334-336, 374-375, 394, 453-479, 485-492.
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McNitt, J.R (1968) Geology of the Kelseyville quadrangle, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Map Sheet 9.

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