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Hootowl Mine, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
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Latitude: 35°52'60"N
Longitude: 82°8'25"W
 
 
Commodities (Major) - Mica, Feldspar
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: Pegmatite Is Disconcordant With The Foliation Of The Enclosing Country Rock
Host Rock: Hornblendite, Biotite Gneiss

Mineral List

Albite
var: Oligoclase
'Biotite'
Epidote
'Garnet'
'K Feldspar'
Muscovite
Orthoclase
'Perthite'
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz

Uraninite
Zoisite


12 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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References

OLSON, J. C. (1944), NC DEPT OF CONS & DEVEL BULL 43, PP. 56-58.

LESURE, F.G. (1968), MICA DEPOSITS OF THE BLUE RIDGE IN NORTH CAROLINA: U.S. GEOL. SURVEY PROF. PAPER 577, P.12.

LESURE, F.G. (1968), COMPILE REPORT

LESURE, F.G. (1968), USGS PROF. PAPER 577.

Streeter, Michael (2003), A Rockhounding Guide to North Carolinas Blue Ridge Mountains.

Veal, William Brian (2004), Mineralogy Of The Peraluminous Spruce Pine Plutonic Suite, Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey Counties, North Carolina, B.S. thesis, Georgia Southwestern State University.

Swanson, Samuel E. and Veal, William B. (2010) Minerology and petrogenesis of pegmatites in the Spruce Pine District, North Carolina, USA: Journal of Geosciences: 55(2010): 27-42.

CRIB RECORD NO. K001986.

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