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North Carolina, USA

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View of the Bailey Fork creek just south of the locality of Bailey Fork Placer

Bailey Fork Placer, South Mountain District, Burke Co., North Carolina, USA
View of the Bailey Fork creek just south of the locality of Bailey Fork Placer

Bailey Fork Placer, South Mountain District, Burke Co., North Carolina, USA
 
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° North , 82° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~76km


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Abhurite

Acanthite

Actinolite

var: Smaragdite

Aegirine

Aegirine-augite

Aeschynite-(Ce)

Alabandite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Cleavelandite

var: Oligoclase

var: Oligoclase-Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Alkali Feldspar'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Alleghanyite (TL)

Allophane

var: Phosphate-Allophane

Almandine

Altaite

'Alum Group'

Alum-(Na)

Alunite

Alunogen

'Amber'

Amblygonite

'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Byssolite'

'var: Uralite'

Analcime

Anatase

var: Xanthitane

Andalusite

Andradite

var: Melanite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Anilite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Annite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

var: Labradorite

'Anorthoclase'

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antimony

'Apatite'

'var: Collophane'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Arfvedsonite

Arsenopyrite

'Asbestos'

Asbolane

Augelite

Augite

var: Titanian Augite

Aurichalcite

'Austenite'

Autunite

Axinite-(Fe)

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Babingtonite

Bafertisite

'Barnhardtite'

Baryte

Bassetite

Bavenite

Becquerelite

Bementite

Beraunite

Bermanite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Alkali-beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Emerald

var: Goshenite

var: Heliodor

var: Morganite

Bikitaite

Bindheimite

'Biotite'

Birnessite

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bityite

Böhmite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brannockite (TL)

Braunite

Brochantite

Brookite

Brucite

Cacoxenite

Calaverite

Calcioancylite-(Ce)

Calcioferrite

Calciosamarskite

Calcite

var: Manganoan Calcite

var: Travertine

Caledonite

Carlsbergite

Carnotite

Caryopilite

Cassiterite

Cattierite

Celadonite

Celestine

Cerussite

var: Argentiferous Cerussite

'Chabazite'

'var: Phacolite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

var: Auriferous Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

'Chert
var: Novaculite'

Chevkinite-(Ce)

Childrenite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Chromite

Chrysoberyl

Chrysocolla

'Chrysolite'

'Chrysoprase'

Chrysotile

Churchite-(Y)

Cinnabar

Clarkeite (TL)

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Chromian Clinochlore

var: Pennine

var: Ripidolite

'Clinoptilolite'

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

var: Clinothulite

Clintonite

Cobaltite

Cohenite

Collinsite

Coloradoite

'Columbite'

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Columbite-(Mn)

Cookeite

Copper

Cordierite

Corrensite

Corundum

var: Ruby

var: Sapphire

Covellite

Crandallite

Crocoite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprotungstite

Cyrilovite

Daubréelite

'Deweylite'

Diadochite

Diamond

Diaspore

Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Djurleite

Dolomite

Dravite

'Dravite-Schorl Series'

Dufrénite

Dumortierite

Eakerite (TL)

Earlshannonite (TL)

Eclarite

Edenite

'Edisonite'

Elbaite

Elpidite

'Emery'

Enargite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

Eosphorite

Epidote

Epsomite

Eucryptite

Euxenite-(Y)

Fairfieldite

Fayalite

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Antiperthite'

'var: Perthite'

'var: Sunstone'

Ferberite

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Y)

Ferraioloite (TL)

Ferrihydrite

Ferrimolybdite

Ferrisicklerite

Ferro-actinolite

'Ferro-eckermannite'

Ferro-hornblende

Ferronigerite-2N1S

Ferro-pargasite

Ferro-richterite

Ferrosilite

Fersmite

Fluellite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluor-dravite (TL)

Fluorite

var: Chlorophane

Footemineite (TL)

Forsterite

Fourmarierite

Freibergite

Frohbergite

Frondelite

'Gadolinite'

Gadolinite-(Y)

Gahnite

Galaxite (TL)

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Gedrite

'Genthite'

Gersdorffite

Gibbsite

Glauconite

Glaucophane

Goethite

Gold

var: Electrum

Goslarite

Goyazite

Graphite

Greenockite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Grunerite

Gudmundite

'Gummite'

Gypsum

Gyrolite

Hafnon

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-7Å

Halotrichite

Harmotome

Hastingsite

Hausmannite

Hedenbergite

Helvine

Hematite

var: Martite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hercynite

Herderite

Herzenbergite

Hessite

Heterosite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Hisingerite

'Högbomite'

Holmquistite

'Hornblende'

Hübnerite

Humite

Huntite

Hureaulite

Hydrobiotite

Hydrocerussite

Hydromagnesite

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydroromarchite

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) (TL)

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydroxylherderite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Ice

'Iddingsite'

Ilmenite

var: Manaccanite

Iron

var: Kamacite

var: Martensite

Isocubanite

Izoklakeite

Jacobsite

Jadeite

'Jahnsite'

Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Jahnsite-(CaMnMg)

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Jungite

Kainosite-(Y)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kastningite

Kayrobertsonite (TL)

Kellyite (TL)

'Kerolite'

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kingsmountite (TL)

'Klaprothite (of Petersen)'

'Klaprothite (of Petersen or Beudant)'

Kobellite

'Koksharovite (of Nordenskiold)'

Krennerite

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

Laueite

Laumontite

Lawrencite

Lawsonite

Lazulite

Lead

Lechatelierite

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

Leucophosphite

Leucoxene

Libethenite

Liebigite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lithiomarsturite (TL)

Lithiophilite

Lithiophorite

Lithiophosphate

Lizardite

Löllingite

Mackinawite

Maghemite

Magnesiochromite

Magnesiocopiapite

Magnesioferrite

Magnesio-hastingsite

Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesite

var: Breunnerite

Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Malachite

Maldonite

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Mangangordonite (TL)

Manganhumite

Manganocummingtonite

Manganogrunerite

Marcasite

Margarite

'Margarodite'

'Maskelynite'

Matulaite

Meionite

Melanterite

Merrillite

Mesolite

Messelite

Meta-autunite

Metaschoepite

Metaswitzerite (TL)

Metatorbernite

Metavandendriesscheite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

var: Amazonite

Microlite Group

var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)

'Microperthite'

Milarite

Mimetite

'Misy'

Mitridatite

Molybdenite

'Molybdenite-3R'

Molybdite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Montanite

Montebrasite

Montmorillonite

'Moonstone'

Moraesite

Muscovite

var: Damourite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Phengite

var: Sericite

Nagyágite

Natrolite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Népouite

Neptunite

Nickeline

Nimite

Niter

Nontronite

Nuffieldite

Okenite

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Ottrélite

Palladium

Palygorskite

Paragonite

Parascholzite

Paravauxite

Pargasite

Parsettensite

Pennantite

Pentlandite

Perovskite

Petalite

'Petrified Wood'

Petzite

Pharmacosiderite

Phenakite

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-Ca

Phlogopite

Phosphophyllite

Phosphosiderite

Phosphuranylite (TL)

Pickeringite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

'Pimelite'

'Pinite'

Platinum

'Plessite'

Pokrovskite

Pollucite

Polycrase-(Y)

Powellite

Prehnite

Preiswerkite

Proustite

Pseudolaueite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

'var: Nickeloan Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

'Pumpellyite Group'

Purpurite (TL)

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Auriferous Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrope

var: Rhodolite

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Blue Quartz

var: Bull Quartz

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Milky Quartz

var: Moss Agate

var: Prase

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Rutilated Quartz

var: Sardonyx

var: Smoky Quartz

'Quartz-beta'

Reyerite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Richterite

Riebeckite

Rittmannite

Robertsite

Rockbridgeite

Romanèchite

Romarchite

Roscherite

Roscoelite

Rosenhahnite

Rucklidgeite

Rutherfordine

Rutile

Sadanagaite

Samarskite-(Y)

Sanidine

Santabarbaraite

Saponite

Sapphirine

Sarcopside

'Scapolite'

'Scapolite Group'

Scheelite

var: Cuprian Scheelite

Schoepite

Scholzite

Schoonerite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schröckingerite

Schwertmannite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Senarmontite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

'var: Marmolite'

'var: Picrolite'

Siderite

Siderophyllite

Sigloite

Sillimanite

var: Fibrolite

Silver

Slawsonite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

'Soapstone'

Sonolite

Sperrylite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Spinel

var: Pleonaste

Spodumene

var: Hiddenite

var: Kunzite

Staurolite

Steacyite

Stellerite

Stevensite

Stewartite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Ca

Stilpnomelane

var: Manganoan Stilpnomelane

Stolzite

Strengite

Strunzite

Sulphur

Swinefordite (TL)

Switzerite (TL)

Sylvanite

Taenite

Talc

var: Steatite

'Tantalite'

Tantalite-(Fe)

Tapiolite-(Fe)

Tellurium

Tennantite

Tenorite

Tephroite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

Tetrawickmanite (TL)

Thaumasite

'Thénardite'

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite

var: Auerlite

'Thorogummite'

Tinticite

Titanite

var: Stanniferous Titanite

Tobermorite

Todorokite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmalinated Quartz'

'Tourmaline'

'var: Rubellite'

Tremolite

var: Chrome-Tremolite

Tridymite

Triphylite

Troilite

Trolleite

Tschermakite

Tungstite

'Turgite'

Turquoise

Tveitite-(Y)

Ulvöspinel

'UM1956-01-O:HPbU'

'UM1966-02-E:FeNi'

'UM1983-23-SiO:BaFeHMnTi'

Uralolite

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)' (FRL)

Valleriite

Vandendriesscheite

Variscite

Vermiculite

var: Lucasite (of Chatard)

Vesuvianite

Vivianite

Voglite

'Wad'

Wavellite

'Wellsite'

'Whiteite'

Whiteite-(MnFeMg)

Whitmoreite

Wickmanite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wölsendorfite

Wulfenite

Xanthoxenite

'Xenotime'

Xenotime-(Y)

Xonotlite

Yttrotantalite-(Y)

Zabuyelite

'Zeolite Group'

'Zinnwaldite'

Zippeite

Zircon

var: Cyrtolite

Zoisite

var: Thulite

Zunyite


492 valid minerals. 21 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

Genth, F.A. (1881) Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina, 122pp., Raleigh.

Genth, F.A. (1891) The Minerals of North Carolina, USGS Bulletin 74, 119pp.

Rocks and Minerals: 60: 53-99; 130-135.

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