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Mendocino Co., California, USAi
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Active coastline, Mendocino County

Mendocino Co., California, USA
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Furious coastal erosion!

Mendocino Co., California, USA
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Ukiah15,917 (2017)
Fort Bragg7,289 (2017)
Willits4,861 (2017)
Brooktrails3,235 (2011)
Redwood Valley1,729 (2011)
Covelo1,255 (2015)
Other Languages:
French:
Comté de Mendocino, Californie, États-Unis
German:
Mendocino County, Kalifornien, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
Contea di Mendocino, California, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Мендосино, Калифорния, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
门多西诺县, 加利福尼亚州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Mendocino, California, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Mendocino County, Kalifornia, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة ميندوسينو, كاليفورنيا, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Մենդոսինո շրջան, Կալիֆոռնիա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Mendocino konderria, Kalifornia
Bavarian:
Mendocino County, Kalifornien, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
মেন্ডোকিনো কাউন্টি, ক্যালিফোর্নিয়া, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Мендосино, Калифорния, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Mendocino County, California
Czech:
Mendocino County, Kalifornie, Spojené státy americké
Danish:
Mendocino County, Californien, USA
Dutch:
Mendocino County, Verenigde Staten
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان مندوسینو، کالیفرنیا, کالیفرنیا, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Finnish:
Mendocinon piirikunta, Kalifornia, Yhdysvallat
Hebrew:
מנדוסינו, קליפורניה, ארצות הברית
Hungarian:
Mendocino megye, Kalifornia, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Irish Gaelic:
Contae Mendocino, California, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Japanese:
メンドシーノ郡, カリフォルニア州, アメリカ合衆国
Kapampangan:
Mendocino County, California, Estados Unidos
Latin:
Mendocino Comitatus, California, Civitates Foederatae Americae
Limburgian:
Mendocino County, Californië, Vereinegde Staote vaan Amerika
Low Saxon/Low German:
Mendocino County, Kalifornien, USA
Malayalam:
മെൻഡോസിനോ കൗണ്ടി, കാലിഫോർണിയ
Norwegian:
Mendocino County, California, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Mendocino, Kalifornia, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Mendocino, Califórnia, Estados Unidos
Serbian:
Округ Мендосино, Калифорнија, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Mendocino County, Kalifornija, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Mendocino County, Kalifornien, USA
Tagalog:
Mendocino County, California, Estados Unidos
Turkish:
Mendocino County, Kaliforniya, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Мендосіно, Каліфорнія, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
مینڈوسینو کاؤنٹی، کیلیفورنیا, کیلیفورنیا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Mendocino, California, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Mendocino, California, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
منڈوچینو کاؤنٹی, کیلیفورنیا, امریکہ


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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine var: Vanadian Aegirine
Formula: Na(Fe,V)Si2O6
Reference: Deer, W. A., Howie, R.A. & Zussman, J. (1997) Rock-Forming Minerals: Single-chain Silicates, Volume 2A. Geological Society of London, 1997. 668p. (p.495)
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Robert Muir Wood (1982) The Laytonville Quarry (Mendocino County California) Exotic Block: Iron-rich Blueschist-Facies Subduction-Zone Metamorphism. Mineralogical Magazine 45:87-99.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Wood, R. W. (1979) The iron-rich blueschist facies minerals: 2. Howieite. Mineralogical Magazine 43:363-370.; Robert Muir Wood (1982) The Laytonville Quarry (Mendocino County California) Exotic Block: Iron-rich Blueschist-Facies Subduction-Zone Metamorphism. Mineralogical Magazine 45:87-99.
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
'Asbestos'
Reference: U.S. Bureau of Mines WFOC Mineral Property file #0060450116; USGS MRDS database (2005).
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Description: Occurs in considerable amounts with lawsonite.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 111.
'Brewsterite' ?
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 114, 173; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calderite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ca)3(Fe3+,Al)2(SiO4)3
Reference: Richard Gaines e.a. (1997) Dana's New Mineralogy, p. 1044
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Copper Stain'
Reference: Crawford, James John (1896), Thirteenth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 13
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Pabst, A. et.al (1977): Vuagnatite from California. Mineralogical Record 8, 497-500
'Crossite'
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Description: Occurs as crystals in cavities of metasedimentary rocks.
Reference: Pabst, Adolf, Gross, E.B., and Alfors, J.T. (1967) Rosenhahnite, a new hydrous calcium silicate from Mendocino County, California. American Mineralogist: 52: 336; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 508.
Deerite (TL)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)6(Fe,Al)3[Si6O17]O3(OH)5
Reference: Agrell, S.O. (1964), Deerite, howieite, and zussmanite, three new minerals from the Franciscan of the Laytonville district, Mendocino County, California (title only), Am. Min.: 49.; Wood, R. W. (1979) The iron-rich blueschist facies minerals: 2. Howieite. Mineralogical Magazine 43:363-370.; Robert Muir Wood (1982) The Laytonville Quarry (Mendocino County California) Exotic Block: Iron-rich Blueschist-Facies Subduction-Zone Metamorphism. Mineralogical Magazine 45:87-99.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Pabst, Adolf, Gross, E.B., and Alfors, J.T. (1967) Rosenhahnite, a new hydrous calcium silicate from Mendocino County, California. American Mineralogist: 52: 336-351
Edingtonite
Formula: Ba[Al2Si3O10] · 4H2O
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 114, 173; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 373; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, p.51
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Ferripyrophyllite
Formula: Fe3+Si2O5(OH)
Reference: Gunnar Färber
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Ferro-ferri-taramite'
Formula: Na(CaNa)(Fe2+3Fe3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Ferro-glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Gunnar Färber
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Wood, R. W. (1979) The iron-rich blueschist facies minerals: 2. Howieite. Mineralogical Magazine 43:363-370.
'Garnierite'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Glaucophane
Formula: ◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1984, VOL. 48, PP. 457-9
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Habit: Fibrous and silky crystals
Colour: Brown
Reference: Chesterman, C.W. (1966b), Mineralogy of the Laytonville quarry, Mendocino County, California, in: Geology of Northern California: California Division Mines & Geol. Bulletin 190: 506; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 395.; Wood, R. W. (1979) The iron-rich blueschist faci