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Lyon Co., Nevada, USA

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 119° West (est.)
Neighbouring regions:


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Commodity List

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Mineral List

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Acanthite

Actinolite

Albite

Alunite

Anapaite

Andalusite

Andradite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Atacamite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Autunite

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

'Biotite'

Bornite

Brochantite

Cacoxenite

Calcite

var: Iceland Spar

Caledonite

Carnotite

Celadonite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

Clinochlore

var: Leuchtenbergite

var: Pennine

'Clinochrysotile'

Clinoclase

'Clinoptilolite'

Clintonite

Conichalcite

Copper

'Copper Stain'

Cornetite

Cornubite

Covellite

Cuprite

Cyanotrichite

Delafossite

Descloizite

Diaspore

Dickite

Diopside

Dolomite

'Electrum'

Enargite

Enstatite

Epidote

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Gahnite

Galena

'Garnet'

Giraudite

Goethite

Gold

Goslarite

Grossular

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Hedenbergite

Hematite

Hemimorphite

'Heulandite'

'Hornblende'

Hydrozincite

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kermesite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kryzhanovskite

Langite

Lechatelierite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Ludwigite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Marialite

Melanterite

Meta-autunite

Metatorbernite

Mimetite

Mirabilite

Molybdenite

Molybdite

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Neotocite

Nontronite

Olivenite

Opal

Orpiment

'Orthobrochantite'

Orthoclase

Paratacamite

'Petrified Wood'

Phosphuranylite

Piemontite

Polybasite

Powellite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Rutilated Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Rosasite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Scolecite

Scorodite

Serpierite

Silver

Spangolite

Sphalerite

Spinel

Stephanite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Strengite

Sulphur

Szaibélyite

Talc

Tangeite

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

'Thénardite'

Titanite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Turquoise

Tyuyamunite

Uraninite

Uranophane

Uvarovite

Variscite

Vesuvianite

Volborthite

'Wad'

Wavellite

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

Zeunerite

Zincaluminite

Zircon

Zoisite

var: Thulite


147 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

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Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 75 (1969), Geology and Mineral Deposits of Lyon, Douglas, and Ormsby Counties, Nevada.

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