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Inyo Co., California, USAi
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Bishop3,806 (2017)
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek2,645 (2011)
West Bishop2,607 (2011)
Lone Pine2,035 (2015)
Big Pine1,756 (2014)
Independence669 (2011)


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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Barton, M. D. (2000). Overview of the lithophile-element-bearing magmatic hydrothermal system at Birch Creek. White Mountains, California: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, 32, 9-26.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Colour: Pale to dark green
Description: Rounded aggregates of crystals; individual groups seldomly greater than 2 mm.
Reference: Crowley, J.A. (1975), The minerals of the Zinc Hill mine, Inyo County, California: Mineralogical Record: 6: 111; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 321.
Aguilarite
Formula: Ag4SeS
Reference: Adams, P.M. (2016): Sulfide, selenium and rare earth mineralization in the Sulfate Stope, Santa Rosa Mine, Inyo County, California. 2016 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, 244-252.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Description: Rims sanidine.
Reference: Geol. Soc. of America Bulletin, V 89, N 1, pp. 33-49.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: Coarse-grained in pegmatite.
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 52; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 485.
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Habit: Fibrous
Description: Occurs at fumaroles.
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 263.
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Description: Mined as "pyrophyllite" using a tradename of "sierralite."
Reference: Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): 117-118; Page, Benjamin Markham (1951), Talc deposits of steatite grade, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 8, 35 pp.; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 81; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 418.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Pesronal communication with original collector; specimens in collection of Steve Stuart
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 53; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
Andalusite var: Chiastolite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 53; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1938), Mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 34(4): 378; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 179, 340; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 78, 320; Rocks & Minerals (2007): 82: 402-407.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Description: Early phase.
Reference: Geol. Soc. of America Bulletin, V 89, N 1, pp. 33-49.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Cal Div of Mines Special Report 51
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Description: Occurs as saline crusts and efflorescences.
Reference: Jones, Blair Francis (1961), Zoning of saline minerals at Deep Spring Lake, California: USGS PP 424-B, Article 83: B200; Jones, Blair Francis (1963), Layer sequence of saline minerals at Deep Spring Lake, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Program, New York Meeting: 88A; Jones, Blair Francis (1965), The hydrology and mineralogy of Deep Spring Lake, Inyo County, California. USGS Professional Paper 502-A, 56 pp.: 44; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 279.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Aristarainite
Formula: Na2MgB12O20 · 8H2O
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Richthofen, Ferdinand [Baron von] (1865), Die Metall-Produktion Californiens und der angrenzenden Länden: Petermanns Mitt. Erganzungsband III, Erganzung Heft 14, 58 pp.: 46; urdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 85.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Arsentsumebite
Formula: Pb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)
Reference: Sugar White collection; Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Calif. Div. of Mines & Geology Bull. #189, Murdoch, et al (1966): 50.; Calif. Div. of Mines & Geology Bull. #189, Murdoch, et al (1966): 50.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: MinRec 15:5
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Bastnäsite-(La)
Formula: La(CO3)F
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Bianchite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Biotite'
Bismoclite
Formula: BiOCl
Reference: Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
'Bloodstone'
Formula: SiO2
Description: Occurs as pebbles.
Reference: Symons, Henry Heilbronner (1940), Quartz gem stones of California: Rocks & Minerals: 15: 41; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 317.
Bohdanowiczite
Formula: AgBiSe2
Reference: Adams, P.M. (2016): Sulfide, selenium and rare earth mineralization in the Sulfate Stope, Santa Rosa Mine, Inyo County, California. 2016 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, 244-252.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Borax
Formula: Na2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Botryogen
Formula: MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Hasenmueller, E. A., & Bish, D. L. (2005, March). The hydration and dehydration of hydrous ferric iron sulfates. In 36th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 36).
Boulangerite ?
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Description: A specimen in the University of California, Berkeley, collection was tentatively identified as boulangerite.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 112.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Boussingaultite
Formula: (NH4)2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 9: 113
Boyleite
Formula: (Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 166.
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
'Britholite-(La)'
Formula: Ca2(La,Ce,Ca)3(SiO4,PO4)3(OH,F)
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Burkeite
Formula: Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: AmMin 21:69
Butlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 84 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Iceland Spar
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Limestone Onyx
Formula: CaCO3
Colour: banded red-brown
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 209-210.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Carboborite
Formula: Ca2Mg[B(OH)4]2(CO3)2 · 4H2O
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Ron Layton; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Cassiterite ?
Formula: SnO2
Description: A somewhat questionable occurrence as reported nuggets (wood tin ?).
Reference: Mining and Scientific Press (1901), Tin in California: Mining and Scientific Press: 82: 209; Segerstrom, R.J. (1941), Tin in California: California Division Mines Report 37: 531-557; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 121.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 63 localities in this region.
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 71 localities in this region.
'Chevkinite Group'
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 41 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
'Clays'
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinochrysotile'
Reference: MinRec 15:5
Clinoferrosilite
Formula: Fe2+SiO3
'Clinoptilolite'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Barton, M. D. (2000). Overview of the lithophile-element-bearing magmatic hydrothermal system at Birch Creek. White Mountains, California: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, 32, 9-26.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Clinozoisite var: Clinothulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Chris Lehmann field collected specimens.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Colemanite (TL)
Formula: Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 62 localities in this region.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 352; Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO • MgO •12B2O3 •30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 351; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 290.
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Copper Stain'
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Mineral News Vol 16-5 Adams, Paul Microminerals From the Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California; Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: MinRec 15:5
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Creedite
Formula: Ca3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Localities:
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Crocoite
Formula: PbCrO4
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Cupropavonite
Formula: Cu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5
Reference: Mineral News: 16 (9): 1; Gail E. Dunning, Yves MoÎlo, and Joseph F. Cooper, Jr. (2000) Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New to Darwin, Inyo County, California; Dunning, G.E., Moelo, Yves, Roberts, A.c., & Cooper, J. F (2000)., Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New To Darwin, Inyo County, California. Occasional Web Publication of the Bay Area Mineralogists, 2000
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Colour: light olive-green to greenish yellow
Description: Occurs as a replacement of scheelite in fractures in the scheelite.
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 51, 55; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 165; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 338.
Darapskite
Formula: Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Datolite var: Bakerite (FRL)
Formula: Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org; Mineralogical Magazine 1903 13 : 353-355.
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Description: Occurs as asoft earthy incrustation in a dike.
Reference: Bailey, Gilbert E. (1902), The saline deposits of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 24: 102; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 167.
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
'Deweylite'
Formula: Mg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
Reference: Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 16; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 62; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 167.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2003) Unusual vanadium minerals from the Green Monster Mine, Inyo County, California. Mineral News, 19, #8.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Reference: Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 178; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 50, 172.
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Dugganite
Formula: Pb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Dzhalindite
Formula: In(OH)3
Reference: Robert M. Housley (2005) Noonday and War Eagle mines, Tecopa Pass, Inyo Co. CA. Abstracts from the 2005 Desert Symposium. California State University, Desert Studies Consortium and LSA Associates, Inc.
Ecdemite
Formula: Pb6Cl4(As2O7)
Description: Occurs as an alteration product of mimetite.
Reference: ; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 173; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 325.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Greene, Linda I. (1981), U.S. National Park Service, Historic Preservation Branch, Pacific Northwest/Western Team, Denver Service Center, Death Valley – Historic Resource Study – A History of Mining, Volume I (Parts 1 and 2): III.A.5.a)(5)
'Erionite'
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1938), Mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 34(4): 378; Bateman, Paul C. (1956), Economic geology of the Bishop Tungsten district, California: California Division Mines Special Report 47: 83; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 152, 179, 340; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 78, 320; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 749; Rocks & Minerals 82:402-407
Eskimoite
Formula: Ag7Pb10Bi15S36
Eugsterite
Formula: Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:622-635
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Description: Occurs as phenocrysts to 13 mm long in basalt covering large parts of the Ubehebe quadrangle.
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 57, 59; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 224; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 457.
'Feldspar Group'
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Description: Replacement of sanidine by sodic oligoclase.
Reference: Geol. Soc. of America Bulletin, V 89, N 1, pp. 33-49.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Ferberite var: Reinite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 76; Bateman, Paul C. (1956), Economic geology of the Bishop Tungsten district, California: California Division Mines Special Report 47: 76; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 233, 385.
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Reference: Fanfani, L., A. Nunzi, P.F. Zanazzi, and A.R. Zanzari (1973) The copiapite problem; the crystal structure of ferrian copiapite. American Mineralogist: 58: 314-322; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 274.
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Colour: Bright yellow
Description: Occurs replacing molybdenite in higher Mo-enriched areas.
Reference: Gray, R.F., Hoffman, V.F., Bagan, R.J., and McKinley, H.L. (1968) Bishop tungsten district. In Ore Deposits of the United States, 1933-1967. The Graton-Sales volume, New York. A.I.M.E.: 1553; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 341.
Ferrisurite (TL)
Formula: (Pb,Ca)2.4Fe3+2(Si4O10)(CO3)1.7(OH)3 · nH2O
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1992): 77: 1107-1111; Adams, P.M. (2001). "The Shirley Ann claim, Inyo County, California." Mineralogical Record: 32(5): 393-400.
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Dave Bunk specimen
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: Yale Peabody Museum
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Description: Plumbian
Reference: Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Fornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Fraipontite
Formula: (Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mindat gallery; Robert M. Housley (2005) Noonday and War Eagle mines, Tecopa Pass, Inyo Co. CA. Abstracts from the 2005 Desert Symposium. California State University, Desert Studies Consortium and LSA Associates, Inc.
Franckeite
Formula: Fe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Stetefeldt, C.A. (1874), Extract from a report on the Panamint mining district Engineering & Mining Journal: 18: 259; Crawford, James John (1894), Twelfth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 12: 374; Murphy, Franklin Mac (1930), Geology of the Panamint silver district, California: Economic Geology: 25: 321; Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 17; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 62; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 133-134.
'Freibergite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Description: Occurs in substantial amounts.
Reference: Knopf, Adolf (1918a), A geologic reconnaissance of the Inyo Range and the eastern slope of the southern Sierra Nevada, California; with a section on the stratigraphy of the Inyo Range, y Edwin Kirk; USGS PP 110, 130 pp.: 114-117; Merriam, Charles Warren (1963), Geology of the Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 408, 83 pp.: 42-43, 69, 76-78; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 133.
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Reference: Mineral News: 16(9):1; Gail E. Dunning, Yves MoÎlo, and Joseph F. Cooper, Jr. (2000) Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New to Darwin, Inyo County, California; Dunning, G.E., Moelo, Yves, Roberts, A.c., & Cooper, J. F (2000)., Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New To Darwin, Inyo County, California. Occasional Web Publication of the Bay Area Mineralogists, 2000
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 122 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Geffroyite
Formula: (Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Reference: Adams, P.M. (2016): Sulfide, selenium and rare earth mineralization in the Sulfate Stope, Santa Rosa Mine, Inyo County, California. 2016 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, 244-252.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Ginorite
Formula: Ca2B14O20(OH)6 · 5H2O
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 169 localities in this region.
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gowerite (TL)
Formula: Ca[B5O8(OH)][B(OH)3] · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister & H. Almond (1959), Gowerite, a new hydrous calcium borate from Death Valley, California: American Mineralogist: 44: 911-919; Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO • MgO •12B2O3 •30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10236245.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Guanajuatite
Formula: Bi2Se3
Gustavite
Formula: AgPbBi3S6
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 37 localities in this region.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Haiweeite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Description: Occurs as spherulitic aggregates on fracture surfaces in granite.
Reference: McBurney, Thomas Chester & Joseph Murdoch (1959), Haiweeite a new uranium mineral from California: American Mineralogist: 44: 839-843; Outerbridge, W.F., et al (1960), Weeksite, a new uranium silicate from the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, American Mineralogist: 45: 39-52; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 517.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halloysite-10Å
Formula: Al2Si2O5(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 436.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hanksite
Formula: Na22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 629; Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols.
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Description: Occurs as a constituent of the amphibole tactite.
Reference: Gray, R.F., Hoffman, V.F., Bagan, R.J., and McKinley, H.L. (1968) Bishop tungsten district. In Ore Deposits of the United States, 1933-1967. The Graton-Sales volume, New York. A.I.M.E.: 1550; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 401.
Hectorite
Formula: Na0.3(Mg,Li)3(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10188177.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Colour: Black to grayish green
Description: Occurs as 55% to 95% pure material in a tactite zone. Stubby to elongate prisms and anhedral grains.
Reference: Bateman, Paul C. (1965), Geology and tungsten mineralization of the Bishop district, California: USGS PP 470: 128; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 387.
Hedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Description: Micro material, pale almost colorless crystals with larger crystals of mimetite.
Reference: Raman ID 12-13-2007 on material personally collected by Tom Trebisky.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 31 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Hetaerolite
Formula: ZnMn2O4
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:622-635
Heyrovskýite
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
'Hornblende'
Localities:
Howlite
Formula: Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; WARING, C. A., 1915 , INYO COUNTY; 15TH REPT. STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 127
Humite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: Barton, M. D. (1987). Lithophile-element mineralization associated with Late Cretaceous two-mica granites in the Great Basin. Geology, 15(4), 337-340.; Barton, M. D. (2000). Overview of the lithophile-element-bearing magmatic hydrothermal system at Birch Creek. White Mountains, California: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, 32, 9-26.
Hungchaoite
Formula: Mg(B4O7) · 9H2O
Hydroboracite
Formula: CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Description: Occurs as chalky or mealy crusts.
Reference: Bailey, Gilbert E. (1902), The saline deposits of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 24: 102; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 222.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
'Iddingsite'
Formula: MgO · Fe2O3 · 3SiO2·4H2O
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Ilsemannite
Formula: Mo3O8 · nH2O
Description: Occurs as a pigment on copiapite in the vicinity of the molybdenite deposit.
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: 7th edition: 604; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 227.
Inderite
Formula: MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2O
Description: Produced by weathering of near-surface colemanite and priceite veins.
Reference: Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO • MgO •12B2O3 •30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357; Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and G.D. Eberlein (1979) New data on hungchaoite, the second world occurrence, Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 64: 369-375; Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols.
Inyoite (TL)
Formula: Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Habit: Tabular
Colour: White
Description: Occurs as tabular crystals altering to meyerhofferite.
Reference: Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1914): 4: 354-356; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 359; Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1916b), Inyoite and meyerhofferite, two new calcium borates: USGS Bulletin 610: 35; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 264.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Merrill, George Perkins (1922), A meteoric iron from Owens Valley, California: Nat. Acad. Sci. Mem. 19 4th. Mem, 7 pp.: 1-7; Goldstein, J.I. and Short, J.M. (1967) The iron meteorites, their thermal history and parent bodies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta: 31: 1743; Goldstein, J.I. (1969) The classification of iron meteorites. In: P.M. Millman (Editor), Meteorite Research, D. Reidel, Dordecht-Holland: 734; Scott, E.R.D., Wasson, J.T. and Buchwald, V.F. (1973) The chemical classification of iron meteorites, VII. A reinvestigation of irons with Ge concentrations between 25 and 80 ppm. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 58.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Merrill, George Perkins (1922), A meteoric iron from Owens Valley, California: Nat. Acad. Sci. Mem. 19 4th. Mem, 7 pp.: 1-7; Goldstein, J.I. and Short, J.M. (1967) The iron meteorites, their thermal history and parent bodies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta: 31: 1743; Goldstein, J.I. (1969) The classification of iron meteorites. In: P.M. Millman (Editor), Meteorite Research, D. Reidel, Dordecht-Holland: 734; Scott, E.R.D., Wasson, J.T. and Buchwald, V.F. (1973) The chemical classification of iron meteorites, VII. A reinvestigation of irons with Ge concentrations between 25 and 80 ppm. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 58.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Junoite
Formula: Cu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16
Kaliborite
Formula: KMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:622-635
Kalinite
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Kettnerite
Formula: CaBiCO3OF
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Kobyashevite
Formula: Cu5(SO4)2(OH)6·4H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Konyaite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Kornelite
Formula: Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Reference: Mineral News: 16 (9):1; Gail E. Dunning, Yves MoÎlo, and Joseph F. Cooper, Jr. (2000) Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New to Darwin, Inyo County, California
Krut'aite
Formula: CuSe2
Reference: Adams, P.M. (2016): Sulfide, selenium and rare earth mineralization in the Sulfate Stope, Santa Rosa Mine, Inyo County, California. 2016 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, 244-252.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Nash, B.P. (2016): Pauladamsite, Cu4(SeO3)(SO4)(OH)4·2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, 80: 949-958.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 48: 755-777.
Kurnakovite
Formula: MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2O
Description: Occurs with other fine-grained borates. Produced by weathering of near-surface colemanite and priceite veins.
Reference: Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO • MgO •12B2O3 •30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357; Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and G.D. Eberlein (1979) New data on hungchaoite, the second world occurrence, Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 64: 369-375; www.mineralsocal.org.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Bradley, W.W. (1939), Thirty-fifth report of the State Mineralogist: California Division Mines Report 35: 343; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 237.
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Description: Early phase.
Reference: Geol. Soc. of America Bulletin, V 89, N 1, pp. 33-49.
Lahnsteinite
Formula: Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Larnite
Formula: Ca2SiO4
Reference: Am Min (1962) 47:1003-1005
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Reference: Nash, Douglas B. & Clemens Arvid Nelson (1964), Leucite-bearing volcanic plugs, Deep Spring valley, California (abstract): Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Meeting, Program: 47, March 1964; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 243; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 366.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Liroconite
Formula: Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Litharge
Formula: PbO
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Calif. Journal of Mines and Geology, Vol. 34; p.434, 554.
Magadiite
Formula: Na2Si14O29 · 11H2O
Description: Saturates this spring. Deposits not examined.
Reference: Bricker, O.P. (1969), Stability constants and Gibbs free energies of formation of magadiite and kenyaite: American Mineralogist: 54: 1032-1033; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 442.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 49 localities in this region.
'Manganese Oxides'
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10036262.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: Occurs as micro-inclusions in massive pyrrhotite.
Reference: Murphy, Franklin Mac (1930), Geology of the Panamint silver district, California: Economic Geology: 25: 314; Murphy, Franklin Mac (1932), Geology of a part of the Panamint Range, California Calif. Min Bureau Report 28: 367; Sampson, Reid J. (1932b), Mineral resources of a part of the Panamint Range: California Mining Bureau. Report 28: 366-368, 371; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 254; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 74.
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Mcallisterite (TL)
Formula: Mg2[B6O7(OH)6]2 · 9H2O
Colour: White
Description: Occurs as a minor constituent of efflorescence layer of fine-grained borates near weathered outcrops of colemanite and priceite. Small pellets 1 to 2 mm diameter.
Reference: Schaller, Waldemar Theodore, et al (1965), American Mineralogist: 65: 629-640; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 240.
Melanotekite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Reference: Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 515.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Description: A component of Ag-Pb ores in the oxidized zone.
Reference: Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 18; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 64; Mueller, W.H.T. (1974) The mineralogy, geology and paragenesis of the 1208 oxide stope, Defiance workings, Darwin mine, Darwin, California. Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of California, Riverside: 47; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 271; Stolburg, C.S. (1984): The mines and minerals of Darwin, Californa. Mineralogical Record 15(1): 5-18.
'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'
Formula: (Cu,Hg)12Sb4S13
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 61; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 363.
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Metahaiweeite (TL)
Formula: Ca(UO2)2Si6O15 · nH2O
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1970): 55: 185.
Metastibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 127, 263.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Description: Unspecified location.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 264.
Meyerhofferite (TL)
Formula: Ca2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Colour: White
Description: Occurs as chalky to silky pseudomorphs after inyoite, as alteration coatings on inyoite crystals, and as long, glassy, interlaced crystals formed by recrystallization of the original fibrous material.
Reference: Journal of the Washington Academy of Science (1914): 4: 354-356; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, 7th. ed., Volume II: 357, 359; Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1916b), Inyoite and meyerhofferite, two new calcium borates: USGS Bulletin 610: 35; Foshag, William Frederick (1921), The origin of the colemanite deposits of California: Economic Geology: 16: 200; Foshag, William Frederick (1924a), Famous mineral localities: Furnace Creek, Death Valley, California: American Mineralogist: 9: 10; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 264.
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Occurs as poorly developed crystals in pegmatite.
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org; Strong, Mary Frances Berkholz (1964), Gem valley in the Inyo Mountains: Gems & Minerals, No. 317, Feb. 1964: 20; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 183.; Griffis, R.A. (1987), Kern knob pluton and other highly-evolved granitoids in East-central California, M.Sc. Thesis, California State University, Northridge.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
'Molybdenite-2H'
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Newberry,Rainer J.J.,(1979) Polytypism in Molybdenite(I):a non-equllibrium impurity-induced phenomenon: American Mineralogist 64 pp.758-767
Monazite-(La)
Formula: La(PO4)
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Moonstone'
Description: Occurs as small crystals in rhyolite.
Reference: Kunz, George Frederick (1904), Precious stones: Mineral Resources U.S., 1903: 950; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 184.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.; Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
Munakataite
Formula: Pb2Cu2(Se4+O3)(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Dr. Robert Housley(2017), personal communication; Paul Adams (2017), personal communication. Dan Evanich Collection; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Nahcolite
Formula: NaHCO3
Description: Occurs in muds.
Reference: Jones, Blair Francis (1961), Zoning of saline minerals at Deep Spring Lake, California: USGS PP 424-B, Article 83: B200; Jones, Blair Francis (1963), Layer sequence of saline minerals at Deep Spring Lake, California (abstract): Geological Society of America Program, New York Meeting: 88A; Hardie, L.A. and Eugster, H.P. (1970) The evolution of closed-basin brines. Mineralogical Society of America Special Paper 3: 232; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 205, 207.
Natrite
Formula: Na2CO3
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10260745.
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Wherry, E.T. (1916), Notes on alunite, psilomelanite and titanite: US National Museum Proceedings: 51: 81-88; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 559.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs in radiating groups in amygdules of basalt.
Reference: Foshag, William Frederick (1924a), Famous mineral localities: Furnace Creek, Death Valley, California: American Mineralogist: 9: 10; Funk, B.G. (1942) Borates and associated minerals from Mount Blanco, Death Valley, California. Mineralogist: 10: 289; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 368, 371.
Natron
Formula: Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Description: Occurs dissolved in lake waters.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 231; Chatard, T.M. (1890b), Natural soda; Its occurrence and utilization: USGS Bulletin 60: 75; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 277-278.
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Reference: Adams, P.M. (2016): Sulfide, selenium and rare earth mineralization in the Sulfate Stope, Santa Rosa Mine, Inyo County, California. 2016 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University, Desert Studies Consortium, 244-252.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Description: Coarse-grained, fresh, in nepheline-syenite.
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1940), Melanite-nepheline syenite from the Panamint Range, California: […(abstract): Geological Society of America Bulletin: 51: 1961]; McAllister, James Franklin (1952), Rocks and structure of the Quartz Spring area, northern Panamint Range, California: California Division Mines Special Report 25, 38 p.: 31; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 366.
Niter
Formula: KNO3
Nitratine
Formula: NaNO3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Nobleite (TL)
Formula: CaB6O9(OH)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister & A.C. Vlisidis (1961), Nobleite, another new hydrous calcium borate from the Death Valley region, California: American Mineralogist: 46: 560-571.
Nontronite ?
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2003) Unusual vanadium minerals from the Green Monster Mine, Inyo County, California. Mineral News, 19, #8.
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Olsacherite
Formula: Pb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Orthoserpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: In the collection of Brent Thorne. Specimens collected by Paul Adams and available at the 2017 Pacific Micromount conference.
Osakaite
Formula: Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 5H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Ottrélite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Habit: Oblong plates
Colour: Dark green
Description: Occurs in schists. Constitutes considerable proportion of the schists in localized areas.
Reference: Murphy, Franklin Mac (1932), Geology of a part of the Panamint Range, California Calif. Min Bureau Report 28: 347; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 137; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 436.
Parabutlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: www.mineralsocal.org
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Reference: Robert M. Housley (2005) Noonday and War Eagle mines, Tecopa Pass, Inyo Co. CA. Abstracts from the 2005 Desert Symposium. California State University, Desert Studies Consortium and LSA Associates, Inc.
Pauladamsite (TL)
Formula: Cu4(SeO3)(SO4)(OH)4·2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Nash, B.P. (2016): Pauladamsite, Cu4(SeO3)(SO4)(OH)4·2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, 80: 949-958.; Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Pavonite
Formula: AgBi3S5
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Description: Occurs as an alteration product of wollastonite.
Reference: Gray, R.F., Hoffman, V.F., Bagan, R.J., and McKinley, H.L. (1968) Bishop tungsten district. In Ore Deposits of the United States, 1933-1967. The Graton-Sales volume, New York. A.I.M.E.: 1549; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 409.
Perite
Formula: PbBiClO2
Reference: Sugar White collection; Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
'Phillipsite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phosgenite
Formula: Pb2CO3Cl2
Habit: Acicular
Colour: Straw-yellow
Description: Occurs included in quartz.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 258; Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp. (includes catalog of minerals of California pp. 63-410), and miscellaneous observations on mineral products): 309; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 288.
Phosphohedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Roberts, Rapp, & Weber, 1974. Encylopedia of Minerals
Pinnoite
Formula: Mg[B2O(OH)6]
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:622-635
Pirssonite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Description: Occurs as efflorescences and in muds.
Reference: Jones, Blair Francis (1961), Zoning of saline minerals at Deep Spring Lake, California: USGS PP 424-B, Article 83: B200; Hardie, L.A. and Eugster, H.P. (1970) The evolution of closed-basin brines. Mineralogical Society of America Special Paper 3: 232; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 207.
Plancheite
Formula: Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Localities:
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Priceite
Formula: Ca2B5O7(OH)5 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Probertite
Formula: NaCaB5O7(OH)4 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
'Psilomelane'
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 14:72.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 81 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 232 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Joseph Freillich photo
Quartz var: Amberine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Schaller, W. T. (1917) Mineral resources of the United States, Part 2. United States Geological Survey p.148
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Myrickite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Schaller, W. T. (1917) Mineral resources of the United States, Part 2. United States Geological Survey p.157
Quartz var: Plume Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Joseph Freillich photo
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Ramdohrite
Formula: Pb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Reference: Bateman, Paul C. (1965), Geology and tungsten mineralization of the Bishop district, California: USGS PP 470: 130; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 139, 333.
Realgar ?
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Calif. Div. of Mines & Geology Bull. #189, Murdoch, et al (1966): 50.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10139428.
Rhomboclase
Formula: (H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Rickardite
Formula: Cu7Te5
Reference: Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404
Rivadavite
Formula: Na6Mg[B6O7(OH)6]4 · 10H2O
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Rosickýite
Formula: S
Description: Formed in bacterial mats.
Reference: Douglas, S. (2005). Mineralogical footprints of microbial life. American Journal of Science, 305(6-8), 503-525.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Description: Occurs as efflorescences at some fissure springs.
Reference: Bailey, Gilbert E. (1902), The saline deposits of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 24: 106; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 326; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 193.
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Santite
Formula: K[B5O6(OH)4] · 2H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1996) 91:622-635
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Saponite var: Lithian Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sassolite
Formula: H3BO3
Localities:
Sborgite
Formula: Na[B5O6(OH)4] · 3H2O
Localities:
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 86 localities in this region.
'Schirmerite'
Formula: PbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9
Reference: MinRec 15:5
Schmiederite
Formula: Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Reference: Bulletin of the Mineralogical Society of Southern California; Vol. 75 No. 3, March 2005
Schulenbergite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Searlesite
Formula: Na(H2BSi2O7)
Selenium
Formula: Se
Senarmontite
Formula: Sb2O3
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Silica'
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Description: Occurs as random fibers, abundant in schist.
Reference: Knopf, Adolf (1917b), An andalusite mass in the Precambrian of the Inyo Range, California: Washington Academy of Science Journal: 7: 233; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 452.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Breit, G. N., Goldstein, H. L., Reynolds, R. L., & Yount, J. C. (2009). Distribution of major anions and trace elements in the unsaturated zone at Franklin Lake Playa, California, USA. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues, 15, 93.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 32 localities in this region.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 61; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 345.
Spurrite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Reference: [Nickel & Nichols, 1991, p160 - "Mineral Reference Manual"]; Am Min (1962) 47:1003-1005
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Description: Occurs as micro-grains in quartz-mica schist.
Reference: Murphy, Franklin Mac (1932), Geology of a part of the Panamint Range, California Calif. Min Bureau Report 28: 345; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 347; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 454.
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: G.A. Novak and S.G. Oswald, (1971) Laumontite from the Pine Creek Mine, Bishop, California. The Mineralogical Record Vol. 2 p. 222. Rudy W. Tschernich, (1992) Zeolites of the World. (facing p. 52 on following non-numbered photo page). Geoscience Press, Inc.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Stilpnomelane ?
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Description: Possibly celadonite or chlorite per p.c. of Foshag to Murdoch & Webb (1983).
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 352.
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Stringhamite
Formula: CaCu(SiO4) · H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Merrill, George Perkins (1922), A meteoric iron from Owens Valley, California: Nat. Acad. Sci. Mem. 19 4th. Mem, 7 pp.: 1-7; Goldstein, J.I. and Short, J.M. (1967) The iron meteorites, their thermal history and parent bodies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta: 31: 1743; Goldstein, J.I. (1969) The classification of iron meteorites. In: P.M. Millman (Editor), Meteorite Research, D. Reidel, Dordecht-Holland: 734; Scott, E.R.D., Wasson, J.T. and Buchwald, V.F. (1973) The chemical classification of iron meteorites, VII. A reinvestigation of irons with Ge concentrations between 25 and 80 ppm. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 58.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 83 localities in this region.
Talc var: Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Tangeite
Formula: CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2003) Unusual vanadium minerals from the Green Monster Mine, Inyo County, California. Mineral News, 19, #8.
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Waring, Clarence A. & E. Huguenin (1919), Inyo County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 108; Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1938), Mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 34(4): 432; Merriam, Charles Warren (1963), Geology of the Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 408, 83 pp.: 60; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 363.
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
'Thénardite'
Formula: Na2SO4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Thermonatrite
Formula: Na2CO3 · H2O
Tincalconite
Formula: Na2(B4O7) · 5H2O
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Description: A single crystal was found.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 368.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Trona
Formula: Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Tsumebite
Formula: Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
Reference: Mineral News Vol 16-5 Adams, Paul Microminerals From the Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California; Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
Tunellite
Formula: SrB6O9(OH)2 · 3H2O
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
'Turgite'
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 375.
Ulexite
Formula: NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
'UM1975-21-Te:BiPbSSe'
Formula: PbBi2(Te,Se)2(S,Se)2
Reference: Czamanske, G.K., Hall, W.E. (1975): The Ag-Bi-Pb-Sb-S-Se-Te mineralogy of the Darwin lead-silver-zinc deposit, southern California. Economic Geology: 70(6): 1092-1110
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Description: Occurs in fracture coatings on granite.
Reference: Outerbridge, W.F., et al (1960), Weeksite, a new uranium silicate from the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, American Mineralogist: 45: 39-52; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 517.
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Description: Unspecified location.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 104.
'Uvite Series'
Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)
Reference: Am Min 64:3-4 pp 369-375; American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Vanadinite var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Description: Occurs as drusy encrustations in ores.
Reference: McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 24, 62; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 324, 340.
Veatchite
Formula: Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 27: 35-40.
'Veatchite-1M'
Formula: Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library - http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20BYU%20Mineral%20Specimens%20837
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Description: One of the predominant layer silicates in the playa.
Reference: Gueven, N. and Kerr, P.F. (1966) Selected Great Basin clays. American Mineralogist: 51: 1059-1060; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 435.
Vésigniéite
Formula: BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2003) Unusual vanadium minerals from the Green Monster Mine, Inyo County, California. Mineral News, 19, #8.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Vikingite
Formula: Ag5Pb8Bi13S30
Reference: Mineral News: 16 (9): 1; Gail E. Dunning, Yves MoÎlo, and Joseph F. Cooper, Jr. (2000) Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New to Darwin, Inyo County, California; Dunning, G.E., Moelo, Yves, Roberts, A.c., & Cooper, J. F (2000)., Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New To Darwin, Inyo County, California. Occasional Web Publication of the Bay Area Mineralogists, 2000
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Description: Occurs as crystals on quartz.
Reference: Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 382; Stolburg, C.S. (1984): The mines and minerals of Darwin, Californa. Mineralogical Record 15(1): 5-18.
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2003) Unusual vanadium minerals from the Green Monster Mine, Inyo County, California. Mineral News, 19, #8.
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
'Wad'
Wardsmithite (TL)
Formula: Ca5Mg[B4O7]6 · 30H2O
Description: Occurs as a weathering product of colemanite-priceite veins. Fine-grained, soft clots up to0 75 microns diameter; less complex single crystals to 15 microns diameter and 2 micorns thick.
Reference: Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO • MgO •12B2O3 •30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357; www.mineralsocal.org.
Weeksite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Reference: Outerbridge, W.F., et al (1960), Weeksite, a new uranium silicate from the Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, American Mineralogist (1960): 45: 39-52; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 517.
Whelanite
Formula: Cu2+2Ca6[Si6O17(OH)](CO3)(OH)3 · 2H2O
Reference: Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., McDonald, A. M., Wray, W. B., & Hindman, J. R. (2012). Whelanite, Cu2Ca6 [Si6O17 (OH)](CO3)(OH) 3 (H2O) 2, an (old) new mineral from the Bawana mine, Milford, Utah. American Mineralogist, 97(11-12), 2007-2015.
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Zincmelanterite
Formula: (Zn,Cu,Fe)SO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Paul M. Adams (2017) The Santa Rosa mine, Inyo County, California. Minerlogical Record 48:755-777
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite var: Thulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Rosickýite1.CC.05S
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aguilarite2.BA.55Ag4SeS
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bohdanowiczite2.JA.20AgBiSe2
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite ?2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cupropavonite2.JA.05aCu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5
Dufrénoysite2.HC.05dPb2As2S5
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Eskimoite2.JB.40bAg7Pb10Bi15S36
Famatinite2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
Franckeite2.HF.25bFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Friedrichite2.HB.05aPb5Cu5Bi7S18
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Galenobismutite2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
Geffroyite2.BB.15(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8
Geocronite2.JB.30aPb14(Sb,As)6S23
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Guanajuatite2.DB.05Bi2Se3
Gustavite2.JB.40aAgPbBi3S6
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Heyrovskýite2.JB.40bPb6Bi2S9
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Junoite2.JB.25aCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16
Krupkaite2.HB.05aPbCuBi3S6
Krut'aite2.EB.05aCuSe2
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Matildite2.JA.20AgBiS2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Metastibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Pavonite2.JA.05aAgBi3S5
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Ramdohrite2.JB.40aPb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
Realgar ?2.FA.15aAs4S4
Rickardite2.BA.30Cu7Te5
'Schirmerite'2.JB.40dPbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Vikingite2.JB.40aAg5Pb8Bi13S30
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Bismoclite3.DC.25BiOCl
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Creedite3.CG.15Ca3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Ecdemite3.DC.65Pb6Cl4(As2O7)
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Paratacamite3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Perite3.DC.30PbBiClO2
Salammoniac3.AA.25NH4Cl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Cassiterite ?4.DB.05SnO2
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Chalcomenite4.JH.05CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Dzhalindite4.FC.05In(OH)3
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
var: Reinite4.DB.30FeWO4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hetaerolite4.BB.10ZnMn2O4
Hübnerite4.DB.30MnWO4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Ilsemannite4.FJ.15Mo3O8 · nH2O
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Litharge4.AC.20PbO
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Minium4.BD.05Pb3O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amberine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Myrickite4.DA.05SiO2
var: Plume Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Senarmontite4.CB.50Sb2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Tungstite4.FJ.10WO3 · H2O
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bastnäsite-(La)5.BD.20aLa(CO3)F
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Brianyoungite5.BF.30Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Iceland Spar5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Limestone Onyx5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dawsonite5.BB.10NaAlCO3(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Gaylussite5.CB.35Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 5H2O
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Kettnerite5.BE.30CaBiCO3OF
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Nahcolite5.AA.15NaHCO3
Natrite5.AA.10Na2CO3
Natron5.CB.10Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Niter5.NA.10KNO3
Nitratine5.NA.05NaNO3
Phosgenite5.BE.20Pb2CO3Cl2
Pirssonite5.CB.30Na2Ca(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Thermonatrite5.CB.05Na2CO3 · H2O
Trona5.CB.15Na3H(CO3)2 · 2H2O
Group 6 - Borates
Aristarainite6.FB.05Na2MgB12O20 · 8H2O
Borax6.DA.10Na2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2O
Carboborite6.AC.50Ca2Mg[B(OH)4]2(CO3)2 · 4H2O
Colemanite (TL)6.CB.10Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Ginorite6.FC.15Ca2B14O20(OH)6 · 5H2O
Gowerite (TL)6.EC.10Ca[B5O8(OH)][B(OH)3] · 3H2O
Howlite6.CB.20Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5
Hungchaoite6.DA.20Mg(B4O7) · 9H2O
Hydroboracite6.CB.15CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Inderite6.CA.15MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2O
Inyoite (TL)6.CA.35Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
Kaliborite6.FB.10KMg2H[B6O8(OH)5]2(H2O)4
Kurnakovite6.CA.20MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2O
Mcallisterite (TL)6.FA.10Mg2[B6O7(OH)6]2 · 9H2O
Meyerhofferite (TL)6.CA.30Ca2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
Nobleite (TL)6.FC.05CaB6O9(OH)2 · 3H2O
Pinnoite6.BB.05Mg[B2O(OH)6]
Priceite6.EB.25Ca2B5O7(OH)5 · H2O
Probertite6.EB.15NaCaB5O7(OH)4 · 3H2O
Rivadavite6.FA.20Na6Mg[B6O7(OH)6]4 · 10H2O
Santite6.EA.10K[B5O6(OH)4] · 2H2O
Sassolite6.AA.05H3BO3
Sborgite6.EA.05Na[B5O6(OH)4] · 3H2O
Tincalconite6.DA.15Na2(B4O7) · 5H2O
Tunellite6.FC.05SrB6O9(OH)2 · 3H2O
Ulexite6.EA.25NaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
Veatchite6.EC.15Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
Wardsmithite (TL)6.H0.25Ca5Mg[B4O7]6 · 30H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Aphthitalite7.AC.35(K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Bassanite7.CD.45CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Bianchite7.CB.25(Zn,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Botryogen7.DC.25MgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2O
Boussingaultite7.CC.60(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Boyleite7.CB.15(Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Burkeite7.BD.25Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Butlerite7.DC.10Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Crocoite7.FA.20PbCrO4
Cuprotungstite7.GB.15Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Darapskite7.DG.05Na3(SO4)(NO3) · H2O
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Eugsterite7.CD.25Na4Ca(SO4)3 · 2H2O
Ferricopiapite7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fibroferrite7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fornacite7.FC.10Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Goslarite7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hanksite7.BD.30Na22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kalinite7.CC.15KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Konyaite7.CC.80Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
Kornelite7.CB.60Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Ktenasite7.DD.20Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Mirabilite7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Munakataite7.BC.65Pb2Cu2(Se4+O3)(SO4)(OH)4
Natroalunite7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Olsacherite7.AD.35Pb2(Se6+O4)(SO4)
Orthoserpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Osakaite7.DE.40Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 5H2O
Parabutlerite7.DC.10Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Pickeringite7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Rhomboclase7.CB.55(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Schmiederite7.BC.65Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Schulenbergite7.DD.80(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Stolzite7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
'Thénardite'7.AC.25Na2SO4
Voltaite7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Zincmelanterite7.CB.35(Zn,Cu,Fe)SO4 · 7H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
var: Cuprian Adamite8.BB.30(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Arsentsumebite8.BG.05Pb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)
Austinite8.BH.35CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Carminite8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Corkite8.BL.05PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Duftite8.BH.35PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Dugganite8.DL.20Pb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hedyphane8.BN.05Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Liroconite8.DF.20Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mixite8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Monazite-(La)8.AD.50La(PO4)
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Phosphohedyphane8.BN.05Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Tangeite8.BH.35CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Tsumebite8.BG.05Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Vésigniéite8.BH.45BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Amesite9.ED.15Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
var: Chiastolite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinochrysotile'9.ED.
Clinoferrosilite9.DA.10Fe2+SiO3
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
var: Clinothulite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
var: Bakerite (TL)9.AJ.20Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Ferrisurite (TL)9.EC.75(Pb,Ca)2.4Fe3+2(Si4O10)(CO3)1.7(OH)3 · nH2O
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fraipontite9.ED.15(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Haiweeite (TL)9.AK.25Ca(UO2)2[Si5O12(OH)2] · 6H2O
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hectorite9.EC.45Na0.3(Mg,Li)3(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
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