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Sonoran Desert, North America

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The Sonoran Desert covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and California, and of Northwestern Mexico in Sonora, Baja California and Baja California Sur.

Mineral List

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

Acanthite

Actinolite

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Aegirine

Aerinite

Agardite-(Y)

Aikinite

Ajoite (TL)

Akaganeite

Aktashite

Alabandite

Alamosite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

Almandine

Altaite

'Alum Group'

Alum-(Na)

Alunite

Amarantite

Amblygonite

Amesite

Ammineite

Amphibole Supergroup

Analcime

Anatase

'Anauxite'

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

var: Titanian Andalusite

var: Viridine

Andradite

var: Melanite

var: Topazolite

Anglesite

var: Argentiferous Anglesite

Anhydrite

Anilite

Ankerite

var: Manganoan Ankerite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

'Anorthoclase'

Anthonyite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antimony

'Antimony Ochre'

Antlerite

Apachite (TL)

'Apatite'

Apatite Supergroup

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Aravaipaite (TL)

Arcanite

'Argentiferous Wad'

Argentojarosite

Arsendescloizite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenopyrite

Arsentsumebite

Artroeite (TL)

'Asbestos'

'var: Mountain Leather'

Ashburtonite

Atacamite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Aurorite

Austinite

Autunite

'Axinite Group'

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Babingtonite

Backite (TL)

Bairdite

Balkanite

Bambollaite (TL)

Baryte

var: Strontian Baryte

Bassanite

Bassetite

Bayldonite

Bayleyite

'Beaverite-(Cu)'

Bechererite (TL)

Beidellite

Bementite

Benleonardite (TL)

Beraunite

Berlinite

Bertrandite

Beryl

Beudantite

Bianchite

Bideauxite (TL)

Bieberite

Bílinite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

Birnessite

'Bisbeeite'

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bixbyite

Blakeite

Blödite

'Bloodstone'

Bobmeyerite (TL)

Bogdanovite

Bohdanowiczite

Böhmite

Boleite

Bonattite

Boothite

Bornite

var: Argentiferous Bornite

Botallackite

Botryogen

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brackebuschite

Braunite

'Brewsterite'

Brochantite

Bromargyrite

Brookite

Brucite

Brushite

Burckhardtite (TL)

'Bursaite'

Bütschliite

Buttgenbachite

Cacoxenite

Cahnite

Calaverite

Calcioaravaipaite (TL)

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

var: Ferroan Calcite

var: Iceland Spar

var: Limestone Onyx

var: Mg-rich Calcite

Calderónite

Caledonite

Calomel

Canfieldite

Cannizzarite

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Carlfriesite (TL)

Carlsbergite

Carminite

Carnotite

Cassiterite

Celadonite

Celestine

Celsian

Cerussite

var: Argentiferous Cerussite

Cervantite

Cervelleite (TL)

Cesàrolite

Cesbronite (TL)

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Na

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite (TL)

Chalcocite

var: Argentiferous Chalcocite

Chalcomenite

Chalcophanite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

var: Auriferous Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

Chalcostibite

'Chalcotrichite'

Chamosite

Chenevixite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Choloalite (TL)

Chondrodite

'Chromian Leadhillite'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

'Chrysocolla Chalcedony'

'Chrysoprase'

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Claringbullite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Cliffordite (TL)

Clinoatacamite

Clinobisvanite

Clinochlore

var: Diabantite

var: Pennine

'Clinochrysotile'

Clinoclase

Clinohedrite

'Clinoptilolite'

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Clintonite

Cobaltite

Coffinite

Cohenite

Colemanite

Coloradoite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Colusite

Conichalcite

'Conichalcite-Duftite Series'

Connellite

Cookeite

Copiapite

Copper

'Copper Pitch Ore'

'Copper Stain'

Coquimbite

Cordierite

Corkite

Cornetite

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

'Coronadite Group'

Corundum

Cosalite

Covellite

Cowlesite (TL)

Creaseyite (TL)

Crednerite

Creedite

Cristobalite

Crocoite

Cryptomelane (TL)

Cubanite

Cumengeite

Cuprite

Cupropavonite

Cuprorivaite

Cuproroméite

Cuprotungstite

Cuzticite (TL)

Cyanotrichite

Danburite

Darapskite

Datolite

Daubréelite

'Davidite'

Davidite-(La)

Delafossite

'Delessite'

Denningite (TL)

Descloizite

var: Cuprian Descloizite

'Desert Rose'

Devilline

var: Zincian Devilline

Diaboleite

Diadochite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Dioptase

Djurleite

Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

var: Zincian Dolomite

Dravite

'Dravite-Schorl Series'

Duftite

Dugganite (TL)

Dumontite

Dumortierite

'Dunhamite'

Dyscrasite

Eclarite

Edenite

Elbaite

'Electrum'

Emmonsite (TL)

Emplectite

Empressite

Enargite

Enstatite

Epidote

var: Beryllian Epidote

Epsomite

Eriochalcite

'Erionite'

Erionite-Ca

Erionite-K

Erlichmanite

Erythrite

Ettringite

Eugenite

Euxenite-(Y)

Eztlite (TL)

Fairbankite (TL)

Fairchildite

Famatinite

Fayalite

'Feldspar Group'

Felsőbányaite

Ferberite

Ferricopiapite

'Ferrierite'

Ferrierite-Na

Ferrimolybdite

Ferro-actinolite

Ferro-hornblende

Fibroferrite

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorellestadite

var: Wilkeite

Fluorite

var: Chlorophane

Fornacite

Forsterite

var: Peridot

Fraipontite

var: Cuprian Fraipontite

Freibergite

Freieslebenite

Frohbergite

Gadolinite-(Y)

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Garronite-Ca

Gartrellite

Gearksutite

Gedrite

Geerite

Geffroyite

'Gem Silica'

Georgerobinsonite (TL)

Gerhardtite

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Gilalite (TL)

Gillespite

Giraudite

'Girdite' (FRL)

'Gismondine'

Gladite

Glauberite

Glaucocerinite

Glaucodot

Glauconite

Glushinskite

'Gmelinite'

Goethite

Gold

Goldfieldite

Gonnardite

Gormanite

Goslarite

var: Cuprogoslarite

Graemite

Grandreefite (TL)

Graphite

var: Uraniferous Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Groutite

Grunerite

Gruzdevite

'Gummite'

Gunningite

Gypsum

var: Alabaster

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Gyrolite

Hakite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-10Å

Halotrichite

Harmotome

Hausmannite

Hawleyite

Haycockite

Hedenbergite

var: Manganoan Hedenbergite

Hedyphane

Helvine

Hematite

var: Martite

Hemihedrite (TL)

Hemimorphite

Henryite

Herbertsmithite

Hercynite

Hessite

Hetaerolite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-K

Hewettite

Hexahydrite

Hibbingite

Hillebrandite

Hisingerite

Hocartite

Hodrušite

Hoganite

Hollandite

Hollingworthite

Hopeite

'Hornblende'

Housleyite

Howlite

Hübnerite

Huntite

Hydrobasaluminite

Hydrobiotite

Hydrocerussite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydrokenoralstonite

'Hydromuscovite'

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Hydroxycalcioroméite

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Idaite

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

Ilsemannite

Ilvaite

Ingodite

Iodargyrite

Iranite

Irarsite

Iriginite

Iron

var: Kamacite

var: Martensite

Jadeite

Jalpaite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Jensenite

Johannsenite

Jordisite

Junitoite (TL)

Jurbanite (TL)

Kaersutite

Kalicinite

Kamitugaite

Kanonaite

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kentrolite

Kësterite

Kettnerite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

'var: Valencianite'

Khinite (TL)

'Khinite-3T' (FRL)

Kiddcreekite

Kinichilite

Kinoite (TL)

Klockmannite

Koechlinite

Kornelite

Kostovite

Krennerite

Ktenasite

Kuksite

Kuramite

Kuranakhite

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

'Labradorite'

Lanarkite

Langite

Lansfordite

Laumontite

Laurelite (TL)

Laurite

Lavendulan

Lazulite

Lead

Leadamalgam

Leadhillite

Lechatelierite

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

Leucosphenite

Leucoxene

'Lévyne'

Libethenite

Likasite

Lime

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lindgrenite

Litharge

Lizardite

Luanheite

Ludwigite

Luetheite (TL)

Luzonite

Mackayite

Macphersonite

Macquartite (TL)

Maghemite

Magnesiocopiapite (TL)

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Lodestone

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

Mammothite (TL)

Manganbabingtonite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Manjiroite

Marcasite

Marialite

Maricopaite (TL)

'Mariposite'

Markascherite (TL)

Massicot

Matildite

Matlockite

Mattheddleite

Mawsonite

Mcalpineite

Mckinstryite

'Medmontite'

Meionite

Melanotekite

Melanterite

var: Cuprian Melanterite

Melonite

Mendozavilite-NaFe (TL)

'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'

Mercury

Mesolite

Meta-alunogen

Meta-autunite

Metacinnabar

Metanováčekite

Metatorbernite

Metauranocircite-I

Metavoltine

Metazeunerite

Miargyrite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Miersite

Mimetite

var: Vanadian Mimetite

Minium

Mirabilite

Mixite

Moctezumite (TL)

Moluranite

Molybdenite

var: Rhenian Molybdenite

'Molybdenite-2H'

'Molybdenite-3R'

Molybdite

Molybdofornacite

Molybdomenite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Monohydrocalcite

Montanite

Montbrayite

Monticellite

Montmorillonite

Mordenite

Morenosite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Mroseite (TL)

Munakataite

Murdochite (TL)

Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nacrite

Namibite

Nantokite

Nasledovite

Natroalunite

Natrochalcite

Natrodufrénite

Natrolite

Natrozippeite

Naumannite

Nekoite

Nekrasovite

Neltnerite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Népouite

Nesquehonite

Neyite

Niter

Nitratine

Nitrocalcite

Nontronite

Nsutite

Nuffieldite

Nukundamite

Oboyerite (TL)

'Ochre'

Offretite

Ojuelaite

Okenite

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

var: Opal-Agate

var: Precious Opal

'Opalite'

'Orbicular Jasper'

Ordoñezite

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Orthoserpierite

Osarizawaite

Otavite

Ottoite

Ourayite

Palygorskite

Papagoite (TL)

Paracoquimbite

Paradocrasite

Paralaurionite

Paramelaconite (TL)

Paramendozavilite (TL)

Paraschachnerite

Paratacamite

Paratellurite (TL)

Pargasite

Parisite-(Ce)

Parkinsonite

Parsonsite

Pearceite

Pecoraite

Pekoite

Percylite

Periclase

Perite

'Petrified Wood'

Petrovicite

Petzite

Pharmacosiderite

'Phengite'

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-K

Phlogopite

Phoenicochroite

Phosgenite

Phosphohedyphane

Pickeringite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

Pinalite (TL)

Plancheite

Planerite

Plattnerite

'Plessite'

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Plumbonacrite

Plumbotellurite

Plumbotsumite

Polybasite

Polybasite-Tac

Polycrase-(Y)

Polyhalite

Polylithionite

Posnjakite

'Potash Clay'

Poubaite

Poughite (TL)

Powellite

Prehnite

Prosopite

Proustite

Pseudoboleite

Pseudobrookite

Pseudograndreefite (TL)

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Auriferous Pyrite

var: Cupriferous Pyrite

Pyrolusite

var: Argentiferous Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Agate-Jasper

var: Amethyst

var: Blue Quartz

var: Bull Quartz

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Fire Agate

var: Fortification Agate

var: Milky Quartz

var: Moss Agate

var: Plume Agate

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rutilated Quartz

var: Sardonyx

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Queitite

var: Ca-bearing Queitite

Quetzalcoatlite (TL)

Rammelsbergite

Ramsbeckite

Ramsdellite

Ranciéite

Ransomite

Raspite

Raygrantite (TL)

Realgar

Rectorite

Reevesite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rhodostannite

Rhomboclase

Rickardite

'Riebeckite Root Name'

'var: Crocidolite'

Rodalquilarite

Romanèchite

'Roméite Group'

Römerite

Rosasite

Roscoelite

Rowleyite (TL)

Rozenite

Rozhdestvenskayaite (TL)

Rucklidgeite

Ruizite (TL)

Rutile

Salammoniac

Saléeite

Saltonseaite (TL)

Samarskite-(Y)

Sanbornite

Sanidine

Sanmartinite

Saponite

Sauconite

'Scapolite'

'var: Wernerite'

Scawtite

Schachnerite

Scheelite

Schieffelinite (TL)

Schmiederite

Schmitterite (TL)

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schwartzembergite

Schwertmannite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Scorzalite

Scotlandite

Sedovite

Selenium

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Sewardite

Shannonite (TL)

Shattuckite (TL)

Siderite

var: Mg-rich Siderite

Siderotil

'Silica'

Sillimanite

Silver

Simonkolleite

Skippenite

Skutterudite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

var: Dry Bone Ore

Sonoraite (TL)

Spangolite

'Specularite'

Spertiniite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Cleiophane

var: Marmatite

Spinel

Spionkopite

Spiroffite (TL)

Spodumene

Stanfieldite

Stannite

Stannoidite

Starkeyite

Staurolite

var: Zincian Staurolite

Stephanite

Sternbergite

'Stetefeldtite'

Stevensite

Stibarsen

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stolzite

var: Molybdenian Stolzite

'Strawberry Quartz'

Stringhamite

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Stützite

Sulphur

Surite

Susannite

Svanbergite

Sylvanite

Sylvite

Szenicsite

Szomolnokite

Taenite

Talc

Tangeite

Teineite

Tellurite

Tellurium

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

var: Mercurian Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

var: Geltenorite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

Thaumasite

'Thénardite'

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite

Tiemannite

'Tiger's Eye'

Tilasite

Tinzenite

Titanite

var: Chromian Titanite

Tlalocite (TL)

Tlapallite (TL)

Tobermorite

Tocornalite

Todorokite

Tolbachite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

'var: Watermelon Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite

Troilite

Tschermakite

Tsumebite

Tsumoite

Tungstite

'Turgite'

Turquoise

Tyrolite

Tyuyamunite

Ulexite

'Unnamed (Ag-Fe Sulphide)'

'Unnamed (Hydrated K Carbonate)'

'Unnamed (Paramendozavilite-related)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranocircite

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Utahite

Uytenbogaardtite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

var: Arsenatian Vanadinite

Vanthoffite

Variscite

Vaterite

Vauquelinite

Veatchite

Velikite

Vermiculite

Vésigniéite

Vesuvianite

var: Beryllian Vesuvianite

Volborthite

Volkonskoite

Voltaite

Volynskite

'Wad'

Wagnerite

Wairakite

Wakefieldite-(Y)

Wardsmithite

Wavellite

Weddellite

Weeksite

Weissite

Whelanite

Wherryite (TL)

Whewellite

Wickenburgite (TL)

Willemite

Winstanleyite (TL)

Witherite

Wittichenite

Wittite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

'Wollastonite-1A'

Woodwardite

Wulfenite

var: Tungstenoan Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Xenotime-(Y)

Xocolatlite (TL)

Xocomecatlite (TL)

Xonotlite

Yafsoanite

Yarrowite

Yedlinite (TL)

Zemannite (TL)

'Zeolite Group'

Zincite

Zincobotryogen

'Zinnwaldite'

Zircon

var: Cyrtolite

Zoisite

var: Thulite

Zunyite


780 valid minerals. 75 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Localities in this Region