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Wood's Chrome Mine (Wood's Mine), Texas, Little Britain Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA

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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



35 entries listed. 25 valid minerals.

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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.

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