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Sierra Co., California, USAi
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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Loyalton702 (2017)
Sierra Brooks478 (2011)
Downieville282 (2011)
Sierra City221 (2011)
Calpine205 (2011)
Sierraville200 (2011)
Other Languages:
French:
Comté de Sierra, Californie, États-Unis
German:
Sierra County, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
Contea di Sierra, California, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Сьерра, Калифорния, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
謝拉縣, 加利福尼亚州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Sierra, California, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Sierra County, Kalifornia, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة سييرا, كاليفورنيا, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Սիերրա շրջան, Կալիֆոռնիա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Sierra konderria, Kalifornia
Bavarian:
Sierra County, Kalifornien, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
সিয়ের্রা কাউন্টি, ক্যালিফোর্নিয়া, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Сиера, Калифорния, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Sierra County, California
Czech:
Sierra County, Kalifornie, Spojené státy americké
Danish:
Sierra County, Californien, USA
Dutch:
Sierra County, Verenigde Staten
Estonian:
Sierra maakond, California, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان سیرا، کالیفرنیا, کالیفرنیا, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Hungarian:
Sierra megye, Kalifornia, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Japanese:
シエラ郡, カリフォルニア州, アメリカ合衆国
Kapampangan:
Sierra County, California, Estados Unidos
Latin:
Sierra Comitatus, California, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Limburgian:
Sierra County, Californië, Vereinegde Staote vaan Amerika
Low Saxon/Low German:
Sierra County, Kalifornien, USA
Malayalam:
സിയേറ കൗണ്ടി, കാലിഫോർണിയ
Norwegian:
Sierra County, California, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Sierra, Kalifornia, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Sierra, Califórnia, Estados Unidos
Serbian:
Округ Сијера, Калифорнија, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Sierra County, Kalifornija, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Sierra County, Kalifornien, USA
Tagalog:
Sierra County, California, Estados Unidos
Turkish:
Sierra County, Kaliforniya, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Сьєрра, Каліфорнія, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
سیئرا کاؤنٹی، کیلیفورنیا, کیلیفورنیا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Sierra, California, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Sierra, California, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
سیرا کاؤنٹی, کیلیفورنیا, امریکہ


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64 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Amphibole Asbestos'
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Habit: Prismatic
Colour: White
Description: Occurs as crystals to ¾ inches long in cavities in magnetite ore.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 317.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
'Asbestos'
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Description: Occurs in a quartz-augite porphyry.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10086605.
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Description: Occurs as fracture fillings in brecciated rock.
Reference: Hietanen, Anna and Erd, R.C. (1978), Ferroaxinites from the Feather River area, northern California, and from the McGrath and Russian Mission quadrangles, Alaska. USGS Jour. Res.: 6: 605; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 508.
Bariopharmacosiderite
Formula: Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 381
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Colour: Gray
Description: Occurs as microscopically crystalline masses in cavities in veins of the district.
Reference: Ferguson, Henry G. & R.W. Gannett (1932), Gold quartz veins of the Alleghany district, California: USGS PP 172: 45; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 441.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10116707.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Description: Represented in the Stanford University collection.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 106.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Description: Occurs in very minor amounts.
Reference: MacBoyle, Errol (1920b), Mines and mineral resources of Sierra County: Calif. In. Bureau Report 16, 144 pp. (published as separate chapter): 4; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 130.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities:
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Clays'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10164882.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10165287.
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10165287.
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 381
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: MacBoyle, Errol (1920b), Mines and mineral resources of Sierra County: Calif. In. Bureau Report 16, 144 pp. (published as separate chapter): 30; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 159; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 49.
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 381
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 162.
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Colour: Yellowish green
Description: Occurs as waxy masses of material in massive quartz.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 338.
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Habit: Fibrous
Colour: Pale green or tan tint
Description: Occurs as clusters of minute fibers as daughter products in fluid inclusions of gold-quartz veins. Individual crystals 5-20 microns long and 1 to 3 microns thick, although some as large as 200 x 5 microns noted.
Reference: Ferguson, Henry G. & R.W. Gannett (1932), Gold quartz veins of the Alleghany district, California: USGS PP 172: 45; Coveney, R.M. & W.C. Kelly (1971), Dawsonite as a daughter mineral in hydrothermal fluid inclusions: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 32: 334-342, 335; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 198.; Raymond M. Coveney Gold quartz veins and auriferous granite at the Oriental Mine, Alleghany District, California Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists (December 1981), 76(8):2176-2199; J. S. Stevenson and L. S. Stevenson (1977) Dawsonite-fluorite relationships at Montreal-area localities. The Canadian Mineralogist 15:117-120
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities:
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310678.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10165287.
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Description: Occurs in Cu ores.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 186.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 386 localities in this region.
Graphite
Formula: C
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Description: Pure and abundant.
Reference: Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Department), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 222; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 217.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Description: Pure and abundant.
Reference: Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Department), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 222; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 217.
'Hornblende'
Habit: "Needle" crystals.
Description: Occurs in a amphibolite schist.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10034796.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10086591.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
'Margarodite'
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 275.
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Mica Group'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310678.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Description: Occurs in Cu ore.
Reference: Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Dept.), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 210; Burkart, H. J. (1869), Der Mineralreichthum Californiens und der angrenzenden Staaten und Territorien: Berg- u. hüttenm Zeit., Band 28: 21; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 270.
Molybdite
Formula: MoO3
Description: Occurs in Cu ore.
Reference: Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Dept.), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]: 210; Burkart, H. J. (1869), Der Mineralreichthum Californiens und der angrenzenden Staaten und Territorien: Berg- u. hüttenm Zeit., Band 28: 21; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 270.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 277.
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 381
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310678.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10116707.
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Description: Occurs as tough, felt-like sheets filling small veins.
Reference: Ferguson, Henry G. & R.W. Gannett (1932), Gold quartz veins of the Alleghany district, California: USGS PP 172: 13; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 442.
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Raymond M. Coveney Gold quartz veins and auriferous granite at the Oriental Mine, Alleghany District, California Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists (December 1981), 76(8):2176-2199
Parsettensite
Formula: (K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Reference: Mike Scott S105697 from Cureton FWZ ID A Roberts
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310678.
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282.
Pharmacoalumite
Formula: KAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record 24: 381
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 39 localities in this region.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 312.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 244 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lindgren, Waldemar (1911), The Tertiary gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California: USGS pp 73, 226 pp.: 52; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 333.
Segnitite
Formula: PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Ron Layton Collection
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Description: Occurs with gold ores in local mines.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 351.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 354.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ferguson, Henry G. (1914b), Lode deposits of the Alleghany district, California: USGS Bulletin 580: 153-182
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
'Wad'
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Description: Occurs as bands and as wollastonite-quartz schist.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 407.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Description: As microscopic pink crystals associated with Quartz, Sphalerite and Enargite in vugs in Quartzite matrix.
Reference: Ron Layton Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Molybdite4.E0.10MoO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dawsonite5.BB.10NaAlCO3(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Cuprotungstite7.GB.15Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Bariopharmacosiderite8.DK.10Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Pharmacoalumite8.DK.12KAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Segnitite8.BL.10PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Beidellite9.EC.40(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Parsettensite9.EG.40(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Asbestos'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Margarodite'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Mica Group'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Wad'-

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
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
AX3
Molybdite4.5.1.1MoO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dawsonite16a.3.8.1NaAlCO3(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Segnitite42.7.4.4PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Bariopharmacosiderite42.8.1a.3Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Pharmacoalumite42.8.1b.1KAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Cuprotungstite48.3.2.1Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
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
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
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)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(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
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Beidellite71.3.1a.1(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Parsettensite74.1.3.1(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Asbestos'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
Clinochlore
var: Pennine
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Margarodite'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Mica Group'-
Muscovite
var: Phengite
-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Petrified Wood'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
H BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
H Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
H Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
O BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
O Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MolybditeMoO3
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
O Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
Na Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Na Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Clinochlore (var: Pennine)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S SulphurS8
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S CovelliteCuS
S StibniteSb2S3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Parsettensite(K,Na,Ca)7.5(Mn,Mg)49Si72O168(OH)50 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
As BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo MolybditeMoO3
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
BaBarium
Ba BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

References

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Preston, E.B. (1893), Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Monterey, Plumas, San Benito, Sierra, Tuolumne Counties, also Salton Lake: California Mining Bureau. (Report 11): 11: 139-178, 200-209, 241-242, 259-262, 323-333, 370-373, 387-393, 400-419, 493-513.
Wiltsee, E.A. (1893), Some additional Sierra County mines: California Mining Bureau. Report 11: 413-420.
Turner, Henry Ward (1897), Description of the gold belt: description of the Downieville sheet: USGS Geol. Atlas Downieville folio (Folio No. 37), 8 pp.
Turner, Henry Ward (1898a), Description of the gold belt; description of the Bidwell Bar sheet: USGS Geologic Atlas, Bidwell Bar folio (Folio No. 43), 6 pp.
Lindgren, Waldemar (1900), Description of the Colfax sheet, California: USGS Geological Atlas, Colfax folio (Folio No. 66), 10 pp.
Lindgren, Waldemar (1911), The Tertiary gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California: USGS Professional Paper 73, 226 pp.
Alling, Mark N. (1914) Ancient Auriferous Gravel Channels of Sierra County, California, American Institute of Mining Engineers Bulletin 91: 1709-1728:: A.I.M.E. Transactions: 49: 238-257.
MacBoyle, Errol (1920b), Mines and mineral resources of Sierra County: California Mining Bureau. Report 16, 144 pp. (published as separate chapter).
Logan, Clarence August (1929), Sierra County, Colusa County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 25): 25: 151-211, 284-300.
Averill, Charles V. (1942a), Mineral resources of Sierra County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 38): 38(1): 7-67.
Durrell, Cordell & P.D. Proctor (1948), Iron ore deposits near Lake Hawley and Spencer Lakes, Sierra County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: 165-192.
Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1956), Lode gold mines of the Alleghany-Downieville area, Sierra County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 52): 52: 237-291.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 282.
Clark, Wm. B. (1970a) Gold districts of California: California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 193: 19, 25, 31, 33, 44, 51, 66, 105, 108, 1112, 117.
D'Allura, J. A. (1977), Stratigraphy, structure, petrology, and regional correlations of metamorphosed upper Paleozoic volcanic rocks in portions of Plumas, Sierra, and Nevada counties, California: University of California, Davis, Ph.D dissertation, 338 p.
White, III, W.W., Scott, D.F., Barnes, D.J., and Neumann, T.R. (1983), Mineral Investigation of the East and West Yuba Rare II areas (Nos. 5264 and 5172), Sierra and Plumas Counties, California: U.S. Bureau of Mines Summary Report No. MLA 71-83.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_County,_California
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GeoNames ID:5395582

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