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Imperial Co., California, USA

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 19' 59'' North , 115° 49' 59'' West (est.)
Other regions containing this locality:Sonoran Desert, North America
Neighbouring regions:


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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Almandine

Andalusite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Antigorite

'Apatite'

Arsenopyrite

Autunite

Azurite

Baryte

var: Strontian Baryte

'Biotite'

Blödite

Bornite

Calcite

Carnotite

Celestine

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Claudetite

'Clays'

Copper

'Copper Stain'

Covellite

Cristobalite

Cuprite

Descloizite

Diopside

Dolomite

Dumortierite

'Electrum'

Enstatite

Epidote

Epsomite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Forsterite

var: Peridot

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Glauberite

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

Grossular

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Hematite

var: Specularite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kyanite

Lazulite

'Lepidolite'

'Limonite'

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganite

'Mariposite'

Metatorbernite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Mirabilite

Montmorillonite

Morenosite

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Népouite

Niter

Nitratine

'Ochre'

Opal

var: Opal-Agate

Orthoclase

'Petrified Wood'

'Phengite'

Prehnite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyrophyllite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Agate-Jasper

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

var: Moss Agate

var: Sard

Ramsdellite

Realgar

Romanèchite

Rutile

Salammoniac

Saltonseaite (TL)

Scheelite

Schorl

Scorodite

Scorzalite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

'Silica'

Silver

'Smectite-claystone'

Sphalerite

Staurolite

Stromeyerite

Sulphur

Svanbergite

Sylvite

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

'Thénardite'

Titanite

var: Chromian Titanite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Turquoise

Uranophane

Vanthoffite

Wairakite

Willemite

Wollastonite

'Wollastonite-1A'


103 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

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Merrill, Frederick James Hamilton (1914), Geology and Mineral Resources of San Diego and Imperial Counties: Gems, Lithia Minerals. California State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, Cal. California State Printing Office.
Merrill, Frederick James Hamilton (1916), San Diego, Imperial Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 635-743; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 27: 395 (1922)].
Jones, Edward Leroy, Jr. (1919), Deposits of manganese ore in southeastern California: USGS Bulletin 710: 201.
Rogers, Austin Flint (1922), Tridymite-orthoclase rock, a new metamorphic rock type from Imperial County, California…(abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 33: 129.
Tucker, W. Burling (1924a), Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 20): 20: 33-50, 87-97, 185-200, 367-374.
Rogers, Austin Flint (1925), Geology of Cormorant Island, Salton Sea, Imperial County, California […(abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 37: 219; …Pan-Am Geologist: 435: 249-250 (1926)].
Tucker, W. Burling (1926), Imperial, Inyo Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22: 248-285, 453-530.
Wolff, J.E. (1930), Dumortierite from Imperial County: American Mineralogist: 15: 188-193.
Rogers, Austin Flint (1935), Salton volcanic domes of Imperial County, California (abstract): Geological Society of America, Proceedings, 1934: 328.
Kelley, Vincent Cooper (1936), Occurrence of claudetite in Imperial County, California: American Mineralogist: 21: 137-138.
Bradley, W.W. (1939), Thirty-fifth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 35: 343.
Sampson, Reid J. & W. Burling Tucker (1942), Mineral resources of Imperial County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 38): 38(2): 105-145.
Jaffe, Howard William (1947), Re-examination of sphene: American Mineralogist: 32: 640.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 156, 297, 333, 344.
Kerr, Paul Francis (1977), Optical Mineralogy: 281.
Morton, P.K. (1977) Mines and mineral resources of Imperial County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology County Report 7, 104 pp.

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