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Bald Knob deposit (Primary ore body; Crouse Knob deposit), Bald Knob, Sparta, Alleghany Co., North Carolina, USA

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A manganese mine located 2½ miles East of Sparta.

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References

Ross, Clarence S. and Paul F. Kerr (1932), The Manganese Minerals of a vein near Bald Knob, North Carolina, The American Mineralogist: 17(1)(January): 18.

Rocks & Minerals (1946): 21: 357.

Brannock, K. C (1971), Minerals of the Spinel Group from Alleghany County, North Carolina.

Peacor, D. et al. (1974).

Simmons, W. B., et al. (1981), Manganese Minerals of Bald Knob, North Carolina. Mineralogical Record: 12: 167-171.

Winter, A. Gary, Essene, J. Eric and Pecor, R. Donald (1981), Carbonates and pyroxenoids from the manganese deposit near Bald knob, North Carolina: American Mineralogist: 66: 279-280.

Rocks & Minerals (1985): 60: 130-135.

Economic Geology (1992): 87: 2023-2040.

Bernard, Jan H. and Jaroslav Hyrsl (2004), Minerals and Their Localities: 694.

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