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PlacePopulation
Madera64,208 (2017)
Chowchilla18,510 (2017)
Madera Acres9,163 (2011)
Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos8,569 (2011)
Yosemite Lakes4,952 (2011)
Oakhurst2,829 (2011)


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66 valid minerals.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10115441.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description: Occurs as fair crystals.
Reference: Goudey, Hatfield (1936), Minerals – Ritter Range, California: Mineralogist: 4(5): 7; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 194.
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Bradley, W.W. (1940), Thirty-sixth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 36: 311; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 61.
'Amphibole Asbestos'
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Colour: Black, white, salmon-orange
Description: Occurs as fine specimens up to 3 inches x 1¼ inches, exhibiting a rich black cross pattern on white or salmon-colored background.
Reference: Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 74; Harvard Museum of Natural History specimen no. 99190.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Van King
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Description: Represented by CDMG specimen #21752.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 78; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 298.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Acicular
Description: Occurs as crystals in a Cu deposit.
Reference: Goudey, Hatfield (1936), Minerals – Ritter Range, California: Mineralogist: 4(5): 7; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 81; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 215.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
'Asbestos'
Description: Occurs over an extensive area.
Reference: McLaughlin, R.P. & Walter W. Bradley (1916), Madera County, California: California Bureau of Mines Report 14: 538; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 67.
'Axinite Group'
Colour: Violet
Description: Occurs as large crystals, some of gem quality, with accessory titanite.
Reference: Bradley, W.W. (1940), Thirty-sixth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 36: 310; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 92.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Biotite'
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Turner, Henry Ward (1896), Further contributions to the geology of the Sierra Nevada: USGS, 17th. Annual Report, part 1: 714; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 107.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Description: Occurs sparsely.
Reference: Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 30: 70; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 111.
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Colour: Pale pink
Description: Massive material.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 116; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 411.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Forstner, William (1908), Copper deposits in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada: Mining and Scientific Press: 96: 747; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 129.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Description: Occurs coated by Zaratite.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 140, 390.
'Clays'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Description: Comprised more than 1½% of one lot of ore from the mine's 200 foot level.
Reference: Logan, Clarence August (1950), Mines and mineral resources of Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 46: 451-452; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 78.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Habit: Acicular; grouped into radiating sprays
Colour: Blue-green
Description: Occurs as radiating groups of crystals up to 5mm diameter on cleavages of gray schist.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 156.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Description: Occurs in quartz veins.
Reference: Forstner, William (1908), Copper deposits in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada: Mining and Scientific Press: 96: 747; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 158.
'Copper Stain'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10034115.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Bradley, W.W. (1943), Thirty-ninth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 39: 106; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 163; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 93.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Description: Occurs as wire argentian gold.
Reference: Hanks, Henry Garber (1885), Fifth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau Report 5, 235 pp.: 89; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 205.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10260905.
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Description: Occurs in cavities in quartz with molybdenite.
Reference: Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 30: 71; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 269; Goudey, Hatfield (1936), Minerals – Ritter Range, California: Mineralogist: 4(5): 8; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 80, 341.
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities:
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 126 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Trask, Parker Davies, Ivan F. Wilson & F.S. Simons (1943), Manganese deposits of California – a summary report: California Division Mines Bulletin 125: 79; Strong, Mary Frances Berkholz (1963), A high Sierra field trip: Gems & Minerals, No. 309: 22-24, June, 1963: 23; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 320.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Habit: Platy
Colour: Colorless
Description: Occurs as plates up to 2 mm diameter.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 219, 352; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 376, 379.
'Hornblende'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10115441.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 30: 70; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 75, 244; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 299; Rocks & Minerals (2006): 81: 208-213.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Lodestone
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 251.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganhumite
Formula: (Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Trask, Parker Davies, Ivan F. Wilson & F.S. Simons (1943), Manganese deposits of California – a summary report: California Division Mines Bulletin 125: 130; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 253, 303, 320, 322.
Metamunirite
Formula: NaVO3
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 376, 485.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10256808.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Occurs in minor amounts.
Reference: Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 30: 65; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 288.
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Herschel Ward
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Trask, Parker Davies, Ivan F. Wilson & F.S. Simons (1943), Manganese deposits of California – a summary report: California Division Mines Bulletin 125: 130; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 253, 303, 320, 322.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 303, 322.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'
Description: Occurs as a component of tactite.
Reference: Trengrove, R.R. (1949), Investigation of the Strawberry tungsten deposit, Madera County, California: S Br. Mines Report of Investigation 543; Krauskopf, Konrad Bates (1953), Tungsten deposits of Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties, California: California Division Mines Special Report 35, 83 pp.: 9-13; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 336.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 93 localities in this region.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Scorzalite ?
Formula: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Description: May be lazulite.
Reference: Smerud, Sara K. & Wm. H. McDonald (1956), Scorzalite and lazulite: Gems & Minerals, No. 224: 20-21, 86, May, 1956: 20; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 333.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 30: 71; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 339.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Colour: Straw-yellow
Description: Occurs as radiating aggregates to 6 mm long in piemontite-bearing metavolcanic rock.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 219, 352; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 376, 379.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Bradley, W.W. (1940), Thirty-sixth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 36: 310; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 92.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Description: Occurs as hexagonal forms, pseudomorphic after apatite.
Reference: Whitney, J.D. (1864), Second annual report of the State Geologist for 1863: App. Jour. Senate and Assembly, 15th. Session: 5; Moore, Gideon E. & V. von Zepharovich (1885), Kallait pseudomorphs nach Apatit aus Californien: Zeitschr. Kristallographic, Band 10: 240-251; Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp.: 107; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 375.
Uraninite ?
Formula: UO2
Description: Occurs in minute quantities.
Reference: Walker, G.W., et al (1956), Radioactive deposits in California: California Division Mines Special Report 49: 29; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 378.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10115441.
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Colour: Dark blue
Description: Occurs as earthy masses.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 382.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10115441.
Zaratite
Formula: Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Description: Occurs as coatings on Chromite.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 140, 390.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Lodestone4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Metamunirite4.HD.20NaVO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite ?4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Zaratite5.DA.15Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorzalite ?8.BB.40Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Chiastolite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Manganhumite9.AF.50(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Piemontite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
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'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Asbestos'-
'Asbestos'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-
'Clays'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Psilomelane'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
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
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite ?5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Zaratite16b.4.1.1Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Scorzalite ?41.10.1.2Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 47 - VANADIUM OXYSALTS
Normal Anhydrous Vanadium Oxysalts
Metamunirite47.1.3.2NaVO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Manganhumite52.3.2c.3(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
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
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
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
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
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Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Asbestos'-
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
-Al2(SiO4)O
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Asbestos'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-
'Clays'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Feldspar Group'-
Ferro-actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
Magnetite
var: Lodestone
-Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Manganese Oxides'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H Manganhumite(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O AnglesitePbSO4
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Magnetite (var: Lodestone)Fe2+Fe23+O4
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Manganhumite(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
O MetamuniriteNaVO3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O UraniniteUO2
O ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Na MetamuniriteNaVO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg Manganhumite(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Manganhumite(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
VVanadium
V MetamuniriteNaVO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn Manganhumite(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Magnetite (var: Lodestone)Fe2+Fe23+O4
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni ZaratiteNi3(CO3)(OH)4 · 4H2O ?
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CopperCu
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
TeTellurium
Te AltaitePbTe
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb CerussitePbCO3
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp.
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Brown, Will L. (1936), Chiastolite crystals, Madera, California: Mineralogist: 4(7): 9.
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Severy, C.L. (1946) Exploration of the Minarets iron deposit, Madera County, California. US Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 3985, 12 pp.
Trask, Parker Davies & Frank S. Simons (1948), Minarets magnetite deposits of Iron Mountain, Madera County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: 117-128.
Logan, Clarence August (1950), Mines and mineral resources of Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 46): 46: 445-482.
Krauskopf, Konrad Bates (1953), Tungsten deposits of Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties, California: California Division Mines Special Report 35, 83 pp.
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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): Table 23: No.: .

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