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Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi sulfosalts new to Darwin Mining District, Inyo Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Axis, 2, no.4 · January 2002
This article describes several sulfosalts new to the Darwin mines and their relationships to the mineralogy of the area. Authors: G.E. Dunning, Y. Moelo, A.C. Roberts, and J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Anomalous Radioactivity at the Wanderer Mine, Halloran Springs area, San Bernardino Co., CA
by Ted Hadley in BayMin Journal Volume 22 Number 1 · March 2021
Examination of radioactivity at an abandoned silver mine
A Photographic History of Fen Cooper in the Field-Doing What He Enjoyed the Most
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal 20(2) (2019) · May 2019
This short article illustrates the life of Fen Cooper in the field collecting minerals, what he loved to do.
A second occurrence of Antarcticite from Bristol Dry Lake, California
by Gail Dunning in American Mineralogist, 54 · July 1969
This paper describes the first occurrence of this hygroscopic mineral from California and second in the world. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Aurivilliusite, a new mineral species from the Clear Creek claim, San Benito County, California, U.S.A.
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Magazine, 68 · April 2004
This article describes another new mercury phase from the Clear Creek claim, San Benito Co., California. Authors: A.C. Roberts, J.A.R. Stirling, A.J. Criddle, G.E. Dunning and J. Spratt
Barium Silicate Mineralogy of the Western Margin, North American Continent, Part 1: Geology, Origin, Paragenesis and Mineral Distribution from Baja California Norte, Mexico, Western Canada and Alaska, USA
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, Vol 19, No. 5 (2018) · September 2018
This three-part series covers the barium silicate mineralogy of the Western Margin, North American Continent from Baja California Norte, Mexico to Alaska, USA. Authors: G.E. Dunning, R.E. Walstrom, and W. Lechner
Barium Silicate Mineralogy of the Western Margin, North American Continent, Part 2: Photographic Documentation of Barium Silicates and Associated Minerals from Baja California Norte, Mexico, Western Canada and Alaska, USA.
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, Vol. 19, No. 6 (2018) · September 2018
Part 2 of this three-part series covers the photographic documentation of barium silicates and associated minerals from Baja California Norte, Mexico to Alaska, USA. Authors: G.E. Dunning and W. Lechner
Barium Silicate Mineralogy of the Western Margin, North American Continent, Part 3: Photographic Documentation of Barium Silicates and Associated Minerals from Baja California Norte, Mexico to Alaska, USA
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, Vol. 19, No. 6 (2018) · September 2018
This third part of a three-part series documents the photos of barium silicates and associated minerals from Baja California Norte, Mexico to Alaska, USA. Authors: G.E. Dunning and W. Lechner
Barium silicate minerals from Trumbull Peak, Mariposa Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 30 · November 1999
This article describes this old locality famous for the type locality of sanbornite in addition to several Ba-silicate minerals. It is the type locality for fencooperite. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Bigcreekite, a new mineral from eastern Fresno County, California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 39 · June 2001
This article describes the new mineral, bigcreekite, from the sanbornite deposits along Big Creek, eastern Fresno County, California. Authors: L.C. Basciano, L.A. Groat, A.C. Roberts, R.A. Gault, G.E. Dunning and R.E. Walstrom
Brookite from Hale Creek, Trinity Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 31 · January 2000
This article describe well-terminated brookite crystals in a vein across Hale Creek near join of the Mad River. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Calcium arsenate minerals new to the Getchell mine, Nevada
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 19 · July 1988
This article describes several additional Ca-arsenate minerals to this famous old gold mine.
Carpathite and Idrialite: Organic (Hydrocarbon) Minerals Associated With Mercury Deposits in California
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2 · July 2018
This article describes these two organic minerals and their individual localities and gives an explanation for why they have occurred separately. Authors: G.E. Dunning & T.A. Hadley
Cerchiaraite-(Fe) and cerchiaraite-(Al), two new barium cyclosilicate chlorides from Italy and California (USA)
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Magazine, 77, (1) · February 2013
This article describes two new barium silicate minerals from the sanbornite veins along Big Creek, Fresno Co., California. Authors: A.R. Kampf, A.C. Roberts, K.E. Venance, C. Carbone, D. Belmonte, G.E. Dunning, and R.E. Walstrom
Chromian alumohydrocalcite from California and knipovicite discredited
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 6 · January 1975
This article describes a locality for chromian alumohydrocalcite and the discredited knipovicite. Authors: G.E. Dunning, J.F. Cooper, Jr., and J. White
Chromian dawsonite and chromian alumohydrocalcite from Orestimba Creek, Stanislaus Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 31 · July 2000
This article describes two minerals with substantial chromium in the structures from this remote locality.
Copper Mineralization in the New Idria Serpentine Body, San Benito Co., California
by Ted Hadley in Volume 23 #1 · February 2022
Native copper in Clear Creek with other related minerals. By Hadley and Yao
Devitoite, A new heterophyllosilicate with astrophyllite-like layers from eastern Fresno County, California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 48 · March 2010
This article describes a new barium silicate mineral from the sanbornite veins along Big Creek, Fresno Co., California. Authosrs: A.R. Kampf, G.R. Rossman, I.M. Steele, J.J. Pluth, G.E. Dunning and R.E. Walstrom
Esquireite, a new layer silicate from the barium silicate deposits of California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 53 · January 2015
This article describes a new barium silicate from the Esquire #1 claim above Rush Creek, Fresno Co., California. Authors: A.R. Kampf, R.M. Housley, G.E. Dunning, and R.E. Walstrom
Fencooperite, Ba6Fe3Si8O23(CO3)2Cl3 * H2O, a new mineral species from Trumbull Peak, Mariposa Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 39 · August 2001
This article describes the new mineral, fencooperite, from this old locality. Fen Cooper was a long-time member of BAM. Authors: A.C. Roberts, J.D. Grice, G.E. Dunning and K.E. Venance
Ferroaxinite from New Melones Lake, Calaveras Co., California, a remarkable new locality
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 13 · September 1982
This article describes a new locality for ferroaxinite from California with paragenesis of the specie. Authors: D. Pohl, R. Guillemette, J. Shigley and G.E. Dunning
Ferro-ericssonite the Fe analogue of ericssonite from eastern Fresno County, California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 49 · April 2011
This article describes a new barium silicate mineral from the sanbornite veins along Big Creek, Fresno County, California. Authors: A.R. Kampf, A.C. Roberts, K.E. Venance, G.E. Dunning, and R.E. Walstrom
Gaildunningite, ideally Hg3[NHg2]18(Cl,I)24, a new mineral from the Clear Creek Mine, San Benito County, California, USA: Description and Crystal Structure
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 57
This article described the new mineral, gaildunningite, from the Clear Creek mine, San Benito County, California
Geology, Mining History, Mineralogy, and Paragenesis of the McDermitt Caldera Complex, Opalite Mining District, Humboldt County, Nevada, and Malheur County, Oregon
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, Vol. 20 (4) · August 2019
This paper is the result of four years of extensive field and laboratory study on the McDermitt mercury mine and its mineralogy. Authors: G.E. Dunning, Michael Cox, Andrew Christy, Ted Hadley and Joe Marty
Grumiplucite, HgBi2S4, From the Outlaw Mine, Nye County, Nevada
by Gail Dunning in August 2020
This paper describes the first occurrence for this rare sulfide of mercury from Nevada and the United States. Authors: Gail Dunning and Frank Keutsch
Gypsum Dehydration Products From Several California Locations.o
by Gail Dunning in August 2020
This paper describes the dehydration products of gypsum from several California localities. Authors: Gail Dunning and Fen Cooper
History and minerals of The Geysers, Sonoma Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 24 · January 1993
This article describes the history and sulfate mineralogy of this famous locality. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Inesite from the Hale Creek mine, Trinity Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 18 · September 1987
This article describes the mineralogy of this manganese mine and the fine inesite crystals found there including several new crystal forms. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Journal References and Citations in BAM Publications
by Ted Hadley in BayMin Journal Volume 22 Number 2 · March 2021
Kampfite, a new barium silicate mineral from Fresno County, California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 39 · August 2001
This article describes the new mineral kampfite from the sanbornite veins above Rush Creek, eastern Fresno Co., California. Authors: L.C. Basciano, L.A. Groat, A.C. Roberts, G.E. Dunning, E.E. Foord, I. Kjarsgaard and R.E. Walstrom
La dawsonite cromifera di Limoncino, Valle Benedetta, Toscany, Italy
by Gail Dunning in Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, (2) · April 2003
This article described a chromian variety of dawsonite from Italy. Authors: G.E. Dunning and W.A. Henderson, Jr.
Letovicite from The Geysers, Sonoma County, California
by Gail Dunning in Mineral Information Service, 22 · August 1969
Describes the first occurrence of Letovicite in the United States. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Melanophlogite from Mount Hamilton, Santa Clara County, California
by Gail Dunning in American Mineralogist, 57 · January 1972
This paper described the first occurrence of the rare mineral melanophlogite in the United States. Authors: J.F. Cooper, Jr. & G.E. Dunning
Mercury and the New Almaden Mines, Santa Clara County, California
by Michael Cox in July 2021
This is a presentation summarizing the history and mines of the Santa Clara County mercury mines over the past 150+ years, taken from the perspective of an expert working with the New Almaden Mercury Mining Museum.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS A, THE ELEMENTS, ALLOYS, CARBIDES, NITRIDES, SILICIDES, PHOSPHIDES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
The CLASS A lists the elements, alloys and carbides, nitrides, silicides and phosphides of the ALPHA Classification System
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS B, THE SULFIDES, TELLURIDES, ARSENIDES, ANTIMONIDES, ETC
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
CLASS B of the MINERAL CLASSIFICATION lists the sulfide minerals, etc.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS C, THE SULFOSALTS
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This CLASS lists the sulfosalts with structural descriptions and series.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS D THE OXIDES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the oxides with structure descriptions where available
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS E HYDROXIDES AND HYDRATED OXIDES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class list the hydroxides and hydrated oxides with their structure descriptions
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS F VANOXIDES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the vanadium oxide minerals and their structure descriptions
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS G HALIDES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the minerals and many of their structures of the halides.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS H ALUMINOFLUORIDES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class list the minerals and their respective structures where known of the aluminofluorides
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS I THE HETEROPOLY ACID SALTS
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class list the minerals of theheteropoly acid salts.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS J THE CARBONATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the minerals of the carbonate group of minerals and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS K BORATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the minerals of the borate class and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS L SULFATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the minerals of the sulfate class and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS M, PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class list the large number of arsenates, phosphates, and vanadanites and their structures, where available.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS N, NITRATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class list the minerals of the nitrates class and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS O, IODATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the nitrates and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS P, SELENATES (ITES), TELLURATES(ITES)
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the selenates, tellurates, selenites, tellurites and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS Q, CHROMATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the chromates and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS R, ARSENITES, ANTIMONITES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class list the arsenites and antimonites and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS S, MOLYBDATES, TUNGSTATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the molybdates and tungstates and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS T, ORGANICS
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the organics and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS U, OLIGOSILICATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class list the oligosilicates (individual silicate groups) and their structues.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS V, CYCLOSILICATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the cyclosilicates (ring structures) and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS W, POLYSILICATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the polysilicates (chain silicates) and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS X, PHYLLOSILICATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the phyllosilicates (sheet silicates) and their structures.
MINERAL CLASSIFICATION: CLASS Y, TECTOSILICATES
by Gail Dunning in June 2019
This class lists the tectosilicates (three-dimensional structures) and their structures.
Mineralogy of the Kalkar Quarry, Santa Cruz, California (I)
by Gail Dunning in California Division of Mines Special Report, 92 · January 1967
This is the first formal paper of this famous limestone quarry with unique sulfosalt mineralogy. Authors: E. Gross, C. Chesterman, G.E. Dunning, and J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Mineralogy of the Kalkar Quarry, Santa Cruz, California (II)
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 17 · January 1986
The second and more complete mineralogical description of this famous quarry. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Mineralogy of the Killie mine, Elko Co., Nevada
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 18 · November 1987
This article describes the mineralogy and paragenesis of this mine. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Mineralogy of the Spring Creek area, Plumas Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Axis, 1, no. 1 · January 2005
This article describes the Fe-Cu-Bi-S mineralogy of this area and includes the paragenesis of the sulfide minerals. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Mineralogy of the Victor Claim, Clear Creek area, New Idria district, San Benito Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, 4, No. 1 · January 2003
This article describes this small outcrop which contains benitoite, fresnoite and neptunite, in addition to several other minerals. Authors: J.F. Cooper, Jr., G.E. Dunning, and T.A. Hadley
Namibite: a summary of world occurrences.
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 29 · May 1998
This article lists the known world occurrences of this Cu-Bi vanadate mineral. Authors: G.E. Dunning and J.F. Cooper, Jr.
New Mineral Data For the Remaining Unidentified Mercury Minerals From the Clear Creek Mine, San Benito County, California
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal 20(3)
This article describes the known mineral data for the remaining unknowns from the Clear Creek mine
Phosphosiderite from the Champion mine, California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 18 · March 1987
This article documents another mineral from this famous locality.
Primary Borate Mineralogy of the Huntington Lake Region, Kaiser Wilderness, Fresno County, California
by Ted Hadley in Volume 23 Number 2 · February 2022
Chestermanite and associated minerals from the Twin Lakes region. By Ted A. Hadley and Daniel J. Evanich
Pseudomorph Bibliography
in January 2022
A list of the most important comprehensive references on pseudomorphs in minerals, compiled by Ann Frazier.
Pseudomorphic melanophlogites from California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 33 · May 2002
This article lists a number of melanophlogite localities in California that show tranformation to quartz/chalcedony. Authors: G.E. Dunning and J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Stibnites of the Stayton District, Hollister, California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 20 · November 1989
This article describes the fine stibnite crystals from this locality collected during the early 1900s with photos. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Struvite found at Mono Lake
by Gail Dunning in Mineral Information Service, 22 · January 1969
Describes the first occurrence of struvite from this ancient lake (Pahoa Island). Authors: J.F. Cooper, Jr. and G.E. Dunning
Tedhadleyite, Hg2+(Hg1+-Hg1+)5O4I2(Cl,Br)2, a new mineral from the Clear Creek claim, San Benito County, California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 40 · June 2002
This article describes the new mineral, tedhadleyite, from the Clear Creek claim, San Benito Co., California. It is a very rare mineral with only one sample known. Authors: A.C. Roberts, M.A. Cooper, F.C. Hawthorne, A.J. Criddle, J.A.R. Sterling and G.E. Dunning
Thank God this is only a Hobby
in January 2005
This paper documents the adventures and misadventures of the late Fen Cooper, Jr. over his extensive collecting career. Author: J.F. Cooper, Jr.
The Baumann prospect, Chickencoop Canyon, Tulare Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 34 · March 2003
This article describes the barium mineralogy of this area and the apparent paragenesis of the Ba-silicates. Authors: R.E. Walstrom & G.E. Dunning
The Challenge Mercury Deposit, Redwood City, San Mateo County, California
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, 9, No. 1 · January 2008
This article describes a unique mercury deposit within the city of Redwood City. Besides, cinnabar, several unusual Hg phases were identified from the ore rocks.
The Clear Creek mine, San Benito County, California: A Unique Mercury Locality
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 36 · July 2005
This article describes this unique mercury locality and its mineralogy and paragenesis. Authors: G.E. Dunning, T.A. Hadley, J. Magnasco, A.G. Christy & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
The Getchell mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 16 · January 1985
This article describes the mineralogy of this gold mine in an arsenic sulfide environment. Authors: C. Stolburg & G.E. Dunning
The Kalkar Quarry, Santa Cruz, California: A Photographic Selection from the Past
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal 20(1) (2019) · May 2019
This article records a selection of old specimen photographs that were not published in the formal papers in the past.
The Occurrence of Rare Silver-bearing Minerals from Alice Mine, Walkerville (Butte), Montana
by Daniel Evanich in December 2020
in Excalibur Mineral Corp, "Mineral News, Vol. 36, No. 11, Nov. 2020". The article confirms the presence of a rare silver-bearing species, furutobeite, from The Alice Mine located in Walkerville (Butte), Montana.
The Outlaw mine, Nye Co., Nevada
by Gail Dunning in Mineralogical Record, 22 · May 1991
This article describes the numerous sulfides and sulfosalts from this unusual small mine. Authors: G.E. Dunning, G. Moss and J.F. Cooper, Jr.
The Re-Classification of Mercury Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Carbon, Phosphorus and Silicon
by Gail Dunning in BAM Journal Vol. 19, No. 3. · June 2018
This article updates the classification of nitrides and carbides of mercury based on structure considerations.
The Sulfur Hole, Calico District, San Bernardino Co., California
by Gail Dunning in Axis, 1, no. 5 · January 2002
This article describes the unique sulfate mineralogy of this remarkable locality. Authors: J.F. Cooper, Jr., G.E. Dunning, T.A. Hadley, W.P. Moller, and R.E. Reynolds
The Vaughn mine, Santa Clara County, California
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, 10, No. 1 · January 2009
This article described the mercury mineralogy of this very small cinnabar claim.
Troilite from the Low Divide District, Del Norte County, California
by Gail Dunning in Baymin Journal, 9, No. 2 · March 2013
This article describes the sulfide mineralogy and paragenesis of the first terrestrial occurrence of troilite and associated minerals. Authors: G.E. Dunning & J.F. Cooper, Jr.
Vasilyevite, a new mineral species from the Clear Creek claim, San Benito County, California
by Gail Dunning in Canadian Mineralogist, 41 · October 2003
This article describes a rare mercury mineral from the small mercury claim above Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California. Authors: A.C. Roberts, M.A. Cooper, F.C. Hawthorne, J.A.R. Stirling, W.H. Paar, C.J. Stanley, G.E. Dunning and P.C. Burns
Vivianite Concretions From Lake Britton, Shasta County, California
by Gail Dunning in August 2020
This paper describes an interesting locality for vivianite in the form of deep blue concretions from the shores of Lake Britton. Authors: Gail Dunning and Fen Cooper.