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Queen Anne's Revenge wreck site, Beaufort, Carteret Co., North Carolina, USA

Corrosion products from the what is believed to be the wreck site of the flagship of the pirate Blackbeard, the Queen Anne's Revenge, which sank near Beaufort, North Carolina in 1718.

Mineral List

Abhurite
Actinolite
Anorthite
Aragonite
Augite
Cassiterite ?
Cinnabar
Cuprite
Epidote
Galena
Goethite
Herzenbergite
'Hornblende'
Hydrocerussite
Hydroromarchite
'Iddingsite'
Magnetite
Marcasite
'Olivine'
'Pumpellyite Group'
Pyrite
Romarchite


22 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.

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References

Dunkle, S. E. (2002): Romarchite and Other Corrosion Phases on Metal Artifacts from the Queen Anne’s Revenge [1718]. Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Geological Sciences.

Canadian Mineralogist (2003): 41: 659-669.

Southeastern Geology (2003): 40(1): 41-48.

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