Mono Co., California, USA
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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° North , 118° West (est.)|
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147 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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- Igneous rock
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
Localities in this Region
- Mono Co.
- Aspen Springs
- Benton Range
- Black Point
- Bloody Mountain
- Bloody Mountain prospect
- Hard Point Mine (Lloyd; Sibyl; Red Bluff; Bloody Mountain Tungsten group: Free Gold; Joe claims; Laurel Creek prospect)
- Laurel Creek occurrence (Surprise and Old Timer groups)
- Luckly Strike prospect
- Lucky Strike prospect
- Morhardt Mine (Morhardt prospect; Bloody Mountain)
- Section 17 prospect
- Surprise No. 7 prospect
- Unnamed Ag-Cu prospect (1)
- Unnamed W prospect (1)
- Bodie Hills
- Castle Peak District
- Cedar Hill
- Chalfant Valley
- Deer Mountain
- Glass Mountain
- Granite Mountain
- Green Lake
- Hammil Valley
- Hanna Mountain
- Homer District (May Lundy District; Lundy District)
- Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
- Jordan District
- June Lake
- Koip Peak
- Lakes District (Lake District; Mammoth District)
- Leavitt Lake
- Leavitt Meadow (Leavitt Meadows)
- Leavitt Peak
- Leavitt Station
- Little Antelope Valley
- Long Valley District
- Mono Co.
- Mono Co.
- Mammoth Lakes area
- McGee Mountain
- Mono Craters
- Mono Lake
- Mount Baldwin
- Mount Gibbs
- Mount Lewis
- Mount Morgan
- Mount Wood
- New Range
- Parker Lake
- Parker Peak
- Prescott area
- Reversed Peak
- Rodgers Peak
- Sweetwater Mts (Sweetwater Range)
- Tioga District
- Topaz Lake District
- Upper Mammoth Valley
- Walker Mountain
- White Mts
- Mono Co.
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Arents, Albert (1867), Partzite, a new mineral: American Journal of Science, 2nd. Series: 43: 362; Mining Science Press (1867): 14: 34.
Whiting, H.A. (1888), Mono County, California: California Mining Bureau. (Report 8): 8: 352-401.
Russell, Israel Cook (1889), Quaternary history of Mono Valley, California: USGS 8th. Annual Report: 261-394.
De Groot, Henry (1890), Alpine, El Dorado, Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 10: 96-97, 169-182, 209-218, 336-344, 518-539.
Fairbanks, Harold W. (1894), Preliminary report on the deposits of Inyo, Mono, and Alpine Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 12): 12: 472-478.
McLaughlin, R.P. (1915), Masonic mining district, Mono County, California: Mining and Scientific Press: 110: 27-29.
Eakle, Arthur Starr & R.P. McLaughlin (1919), Mono County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 135-175.
Boalich, E. S. (1921), Mendocino, Monterey, Mono, Napa, Solano, Stanislaus Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 17: 144-161, 242-247, 253-255.
Boalich, E. S. (1922), Mono County, 18th Report of the State Mineralogist, California State Mining Bureau. (Report 18).
Sampson, R.J. and Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Mineral Resources of Mono County; California Journal of Mines and Geology: 36(2): Division of Mines: 145.
Tucker, W. Burling (1927), Los Angeles, Mono Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 23): 23: 287-345, 374-406.
Mayo, Evans Blakemore (1930), Preliminary report on the geology of southwestern Mono County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 26: 475-482.
Jeffery, Joseph Arthur & Charles D. Woodhouse (1931), Note on a deposit of andalusite in Mono County, California: its occurrence and technical importance: California Mining Bureau. Report 27: 459-464.
Tucker, W. Burling (1931), Notes on mining activity in Inyo and Mono Counties in July, 1931: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 27): 27: 543-545.
Mayo, Evans Blakemore (1934), Geology and mineral deposits of Laurel and Convict Basins, southwestern Mono County, California: California Division Mines (Report 30): 30: 79-90.
Tucker, W. Burling (1934), Current Mining Activity in Southern California; Mono County: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division of Mines (Report 30): 30(4): 320.
Lemmon, Dwight Moulton (1935), Augelite from Mono County California American Mineralogist: 20: 664-668.
Lemmon, Dwight Moulton (1937), Woodhouseite, a new mineral of the beudantite group American Mineralogist: 22: 939-948.
Ransome, Alfred Leslie (1940), General geology and ores of the Blind Spring Hill mining district, Mono County, California: California Division Mines (Report 36): 36: 159-197.
Sampson, Reid J. (1940), Mineral resources of Mono County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 36): 36(2): 117-156.
Tucker, W.B., and Sampson, R.J. (1940), Mineral Resources of Mono County: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division of Mines (Report 36): 36(2): .
Lemmon, Dwight Moulton (1941b), Tungsten deposits of the Benton Range, Mono County, California: USGS Bulletin 922-S: 581-593.
McAllister, James Franklin (1949), Geology of the Lippincott lead area, Mono County, California: USGS, open file release, 10 pp., Sept 1949.
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: 1007.
Netzeband, F. F., et al (1952), Mono County: U. S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Yearbook, volume 3: 190.
Mineralogical Magazine (1953): 30: 100, 362.
Rinehart, Charles Dean & Donald C. Ross (1956), Economic geology of the Casa Diablo Mountain quadrangle, California: California Division Mines Special Report 48, 17 pp.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282.
Chesterman, C.W. (1968), Volcanic geology of the Bodie Hills, Mono County, California, in: Studies in Volcanology: Geological Society of America Memoir 116: 45-68.
Gross, E.B. and Parwel, A. (1968), Rutile mineralization at the White Mountain andalusite deposit, California. Arkiv för Mineralogie och Geologi 4, No. 29: 493-497.
Silberman, M.L., Chesterman, C.W., Kleinhample, F.J., and Gray, C.H. (1972) K-Ar ages of volcanic rocks and gold-bearing quartz-adularia veins in the Bodie mining district, Mono County, California. Economic Geology: 67: 597-604.
Wise, W. S. (1977): Mineralogy of the Champion mine White Mountains, California. Mineralogical Record 8, 480, 483-485.
Rains, R.L., et al (1980), Mineral Resources of the Benton Range RARE II Area (No. 5056), Mono County, California: Unpublished report on file at the Western Field Operations Center, Spokane, Washington.
Johnson, F.L. (1983) Mineral Investigation of the Laurel-McGee Rare II Area No. 5045), Mono County, California, U.S. Bureau of Mines, MLA Open-File Report 38-83, Table 1, No. 10: 11.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 184, 305, 307, 309.
Schmauch, Steven W., David A. Lipton, Richard L. Rains, and Richard A. Winters (1983), Summary Report – Mineral Investigation of the White Mountains RARE II Area (No. A5058), Inyo and Mono Counties, California, and Esmeralda and Mineral Counties, Nevada, U.S. Bureau of Mines Open File Report MLA 94-83.
Johnson, F.L., et al (1985), Mineral Resources of the John Muir Wilderness, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, and Mono Counties, California: U. S. Bureau of Mines unpublished file report. No. 64 (on file at USBM WFOC).
Mineralogical Record (1987): 18: 360.
Mineralogical Record (1988): 19: 331.
Yang, H., Sun, H. J. and Downs, R. T. (2011), Hazenite, KNaMg2(PO4)2·14H2O, a new biologically related phosphate mineral, from Mono Lake, California, U.S.A. American Mineralogist: 96: 675–681.