Mindat Logo

Wood's Chrome Mine (Wood's Mine), Texas, Little Britain Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.

Latitude: 39°43'54"N
Longitude: 76°6'24"W
 
 
A former Cr mine located near Texas, approximately 6 miles NE of Rising Sun, MD, USA. Note: Texas is rarely designated on most regional maps.

Mineralization is a Cr deposit hosted in serpentine.

As of Summer 2012, the property/mine is closed to collectors.

Mineral List

Antigorite
var: Picrolite
var: Williamsite
Aragonite
Brucite
Cacoxenite
Calcite
Chromite
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
'Deweylite'
Dolomite
Dozyite
Enstatite
Forsterite
Hematite
Hydromagnesite
Ilmenite
'Lancasterite'
Lizardite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Maucherite
Millerite
'Pimelite'
Pyrite
Pyroaurite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony

'Serpentine Group'
'var: Marmolite'
Uvarovite
Vesuvianite
'Zaratite'


35 entries listed. 25 valid minerals.

The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

References

Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 1069.

Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of Pennsylvania: 88.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 246.

Lapham & Geyer (1965) Mineral Collecting in Pennsylvania.

Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.: 40.

Smith, II, R. C. and Speer, J. A. (1980) Pennsylvania Minerals VI: Maucherite, Ni11As8, from the State Line District, Lancaster County, Friends of Mineralogy Pennsylvania Chapter Newsletter, v. 8, no. 3, p.7-11 plus addendum no. 4, p. 6. [Provides X-ray diffraction spacings, quantitative electron microprobe analyses, and reflected light ore microscopic data to cinfirm the maucherite.]

Banfield, J. F. Bailey, S. W., Barker, W. W. and Robert C. Smith (1995) Complex polytypism; relationship between serpentine structural characteristics and deformation, American Mineralogist, v. 80, p. 11176-1131.

Mineralogical Record (1996): 27: 301.

Mineral and/or Locality  
Search Google  
Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
Current server date and time: November 26, 2014 14:00:11 Page generated: November 22, 2014 20:35:25
Mineral and Locality Search
Mineral:
and/or Locality:
Options
Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
Hide Social Media Links
Slideshow frame delay seconds