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Hootowl Mine, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA


List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1NaAlSi3O8
Orthoclase76.1.1.1KAlSi3O8
Unclassified Minerals
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Biotite'-
'Garnet'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Perthite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2


12 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

References

OLSON, J. C. (1944), NC DEPT OF CONS & DEVEL BULL 43, PP. 56-58.

LESURE, F.G. (1968), MICA DEPOSITS OF THE BLUE RIDGE IN NORTH CAROLINA: U.S. GEOL. SURVEY PROF. PAPER 577, P.12.

LESURE, F.G. (1968), COMPILE REPORT

LESURE, F.G. (1968), USGS PROF. PAPER 577.

Streeter, Michael (2003), A Rockhounding Guide to North Carolinas Blue Ridge Mountains.

Veal, William Brian (2004), Mineralogy Of The Peraluminous Spruce Pine Plutonic Suite, Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey Counties, North Carolina, B.S. thesis, Georgia Southwestern State University.

Swanson, Samuel E. and Veal, William B. (2010) Minerology and petrogenesis of pegmatites in the Spruce Pine District, North Carolina, USA: Journal of Geosciences: 55(2010): 27-42.

CRIB RECORD NO. K001986.

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