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Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Hollywood HillsGroup of Hills
Los Angeles- not defined -
Santa Monica MountainsMountain Range
Los Angeles Co.County
CaliforniaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 6' 0'' North , 118° 19' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Hills
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hollywood167,664 (2016)0.2km
West Hollywood36,222 (2018)3.6km
Universal City105,000 (2018)5.1km
Koreatown124,281 (2017)5.2km
Silver Lake32,890 (2015)5.3km


The Hollywood Hills is an affluent and exclusive neighborhood of Los Angeles, California in the southeastern Santa Monica Mountains. It is bound by Laurel Canyon Blvd. to the west, Vermont Ave. to the east, Mulholland Dr. (Griffith Park) to the north, and Sunset Blvd. to the south.

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

15 valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Personal communication of Neuerburg to Murdoch & Webb; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 69.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 159; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 159; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
'Apophyllite'
Habit: Tabular
Description: Occurs as crystals to the size of an old American silver dollar (about 3.9 cm).
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 158; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 71, 80; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 443.; Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.
'Barkevikite'
Description: Discredited, see amphibole
Reference: Personal communication of Neuerburg to Murdoch & Webb; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 69.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Van King
Ferrosaponite
Formula: Ca0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Description: Note: The minerals ferrosaponite and ferroan saponite have frequently been mentioned from this locality, but the mineral appears to be a ferrian saponite with about 79% end-member saponite. See Ross (1946).
Reference: Fred DeVito collection; Ross, C. S., 1946, Sauconite - a Clay Mineral of the Montmorillonite Group, American Mineralogist, v. 31, p. 411-424.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Habit: Capillary; aggregated into clusters.
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 158; Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 16-17, 83; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 274; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 373, 376, 379.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Saponite var: Ferroan Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities:
'Stilbite subgroup'
Description: Occurs in cavities in basalt.
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 158; Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 16-17, 83; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 379.
'Thomsonite'
Habit: Platy
Description: Occurs as crystals in basalt.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 366; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 371.; Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160.
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Reference: Tschernich, 1992. Zeolites of the World
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Colour: White
Description: Occurs as veinlets of fine-grained material cutting albitized rock.
Reference: Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 160; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 482.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Chiastolite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Ferrosaponite ?9.EC.45Ca0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
var: Ferroan Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apophyllite'-
'Barkevikite' ?-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
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)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(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 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Andalusite
var: Chiastolite
-Al2(SiO4)O
'Apophyllite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Barkevikite' ?-
'Chlorite Group'-
Ferrosaponite ?-Ca0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
Saponite
var: Ferroan Saponite
-Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Saponite (var: Ferroan Saponite)Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H FerrosaponiteCa0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Saponite (var: Ferroan Saponite)Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O FerrosaponiteCa0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Saponite (var: Ferroan Saponite)Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg FerrosaponiteCa0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al Saponite (var: Ferroan Saponite)Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al FerrosaponiteCa0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Saponite (var: Ferroan Saponite)Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Andalusite (var: Chiastolite)Al2(SiO4)O
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si FerrosaponiteCa0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Saponite (var: Ferroan Saponite)Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca FerrosaponiteCa0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Saponite (var: Ferroan Saponite)Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe FerrosaponiteCa0.3(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O

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