GALLERY & CHECKLIST OF MINERALS FROM DARWIN, Inyo Co., CA

 

Acanthite
Andorite
Andradite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Antlerite
Arsenopyrite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Autunite
Azurite
Barite
Bindheimite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Bornite


Brochantite (GREEN) LUCKY LUCY MINE, DARWIN


Brochantite & Linerite ESSEX MINE, DARWIN


Calcite


Calcite


Calcite JACKASS MINE, DARWIN

 
Fluorescent Calcite CHARLES MINE, DARWIN

 
Fluorescent Calcite CHARLES MINE, DARWIN

Caledonite
See Linarite Specimen, below.

Cerussite
Cervantite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorargyrite
Chrysocolla
Clausthalite
Clinochrysotile
Clinozoisite
Conichalcite
Cosalite
Covellite
Creedite
Crocoite
Cuprite
Diopside
Enargite
Epidote
Eskimoite
Famatinite
Fluorite
Friedrichite
Galena
Garnet


Goethite pseudomorph after Pyrite
CUSTER MINE, DARWIN

Gold
Goslarite
Guanajuatite
Gustavite


Gypsum


Gypsum
PHOTO BY SUGAR WHITE

Hematite


Hemimorphite (CLEAR XLS) CUSTER MINE, DARWIN

Heyrovskyite
Hyalite opal
Hydrozincite
Idocrase
Jarosite
Jasper


Junoite & Krupkaite (INTERGROWN METALLIC XLS) SILVER SPOON MINE, DARWIN

Krupkaite
See Junoite specimen, above

Leadhillite
Limonite


Linarite (blue) with Caledonite (blue-green)


Malachite CUSTER MINE

Matildite
Melanterite
Mimetite
Minium
Montmorillonite
Orthoclase


Paraspurrite


Closeup of Paraspurrite

Pavonite
Plumbojarosite
Pseudomalachite


Pyrite

Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rosasite


Scheelite


Closeup of above Scheelite


Scheelite
THOMPSON MINE, PHOTO BY J.H. BETTS

Schirmerite


Selenite


Selenite with Pyrite

Senarmontite
Sericite


Serpierite BLUE XLS) ESSEX MINE, DARWIN

Siderite
Silver
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Stibiconite
Stibnite
Stolzite
Sulfur
Tennantite
Tenorite
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
Titanite
Valentinite
Vanadinite
Vivianite
Wollastonite


Wulfenite

Sources:

C. S. Stolburg (1984)
The mines and minerals of Darwin, California
Mineralogical Record, Vol. 15 No. 1, p. 5-18.

Gail E. Dunning, Yves Mo╬lo, and Joseph F. Cooper, Jr. (2000)
Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New to Darwin, Inyo County, California
Occasional Web Publications of the Bay Area Minerologists

Gail Dunning (2003)
Personal Communication