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Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA

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Detailed Mineral List:
Actinolite
Localities: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Squirrel Creek, Rich Mountain Deposit, Meat Camp, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Aegirine
Localities: Iron Prospect (MRDS - 10126642), Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Unnamed Iron Prospect (MRDS - 10026410), Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Unnamed Fe prospect, Buckeye Knob area, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Unnamed Iron Prospect, (MRDS-10096981), Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Albite
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Almandine
Reference: Lesure,Frank G.,(1968) Mica Deposits of the Blue Ridge in North Carolina: USGS Geological Survey Professional Paper 577
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Anthophyllite
Description: Reported on Watauga - Ashe county line near Todd.
Reference: Adams Collection
'Apatite'
Reference: Fullagar,P.D.,and Odom,A.L.,(1973) Geochronology of Precambrian Gneisses In The Blue Ridge Province of Northwestern North Carolina and Adjacent Parts of Virginia and Tennessee:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.84,p.3065-3080
Localities: Recorded from at least 5 other localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite
Locality: Cookes Gap, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Asbestos'
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
Azurite
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
'Barnhardtite'
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Baryte
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Beryl
Localities: Buckeye Creek Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Arney Foster Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Mica Springs Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Woodring Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Biotite'
Reference: Tectonics of the Blue Ridge Mountain Province- LaDorna Jo Ptaff-2004
Localities: Recorded from at least 6 other localities in this region.
Calcite
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Reference: Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina-Wilson,W.F,and Mckenzre B.J-1978
Chalcopyrite
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Little Chestnut Creek, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Chromite
Reference: Genth,Frederick Augustus.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
'Chrysolite'
Reference: Genth,Frederick Augustus.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Chrysotile
Locality: Squirrel Creek, Rich Mountain Deposit, Meat Camp, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Clinochlore
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion NO.74
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Copper
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Cummingtonite
Reference: Stapor, Frank,W.Jr, and Flaisher,Chris, Mar, 2006, Altered Amphibolite Hypotheisis for the orgin of Todd - type Chlorite Bodies in the Ashe Formation Northwest North Carolina : Evidence from Amphibole Mineralogy and Pargentic Sequence, Earth Sciences, Tennessee Technological University
Cuprite
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Diopside
Locality: Tater Hill, Zionville, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Epidote
Localities: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Thunder Hill Overlook, Blue Ridge Parkway, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Squirrel Creek, Rich Mountain Deposit, Meat Camp, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Tater Hill, Zionville, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
Gahnite
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Galena
Localities: Flannery Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Buckeye Creek Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Garnet'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Gold
Reference: Gold in North Carolina (NCGS) www.geology.enr.state.nc.us/
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Hematite
Localities: Unnamed Iron Prospect (MRDS - 10026410), Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Cookes Gap, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Iron Prospect (MRDS - 10126642), Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Unnamed Fe prospect, Buckeye Knob area, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Unnamed Iron Prospect, (MRDS-10096981), Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Hematite var: Martite
Locality: Cookes Gap, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Ilmenite
Locality: Tater Hill, Zionville, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Ilmenite var: Manaccanite
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
Kaolinite
Localities: Burnt Ridge Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Horton Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Sutherland Mine and Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Water Hole Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'K Feldspar'
Reference: N.C. Geological Survey-1985
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Kyanite
Reference: J.Robert Butler,1984,Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies,NCGS
'Limonite'
Reference: Genth,Frederick Augustus.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Magnesio-hastingsite
Locality: Tater Hill, Zionville, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Magnesio-hornblende
Reference: Stapor, Frank,W.Jr, and Flaisher,Chris, Mar, 2006, Altered Amphibolite Hypotheisis for the orgin of Todd - type Chlorite Bodies in the Ashe Formation Northwest North Carolina : Evidence from Amphibole Mineralogy and Pargentic Sequence, Earth Sciences, Tennessee Technological University
Magnetite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Malachite
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Microcline
Reference: Fullagar,P.D.,and Odom,A.L.,(1973) Geochronology of Precambrian Gneisses In The Blue Ridge Province of Northwestern North Carolina and Adjacent Parts of Virginia and Tennessee:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.84,p.3065-3080
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Muscovite
Reference: Davis,G.L.,Tilton,G.R.,and Wetherill,G.W.,(1962) Mineral Ages from the Applachian province In North Carolina and Tennessee:Journal of Geophysical Research,v.67,p.1987-1996
Localities: Recorded from at least 18 other localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Reference: Fullagar,P.D.,and Odom,A.L.,(1973) Geochronology of Precambrian Gneisses In The Blue Ridge Province of Northwestern North Carolina and Adjacent Parts of Virginia and Tennessee:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.84,p.3065-3080
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Omphacite
Locality: Tater Hill, Zionville, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Pargasite
Reference: Stapor, Frank,W.Jr, and Flaisher,Chris, Mar, 2006, Altered Amphibolite Hypotheisis for the orgin of Todd - type Chlorite Bodies in the Ashe Formation Northwest North Carolina : Evidence from Amphibole Mineralogy and Pargentic Sequence, Earth Sciences, Tennessee Technological University
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
'Perthite'
Localities: Burnt Ridge Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Doe Ridge Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Dugger Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Sutherland Mine and Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Pyrite
Localities: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Tater Hill, Zionville, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Pyromorphite
Locality: Buckeye Creek Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Pyrrhotite
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Quartz
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74; Davis,G.L.,Tilton,G.R.,and Wetherill,G.W.,(1962) Mineral Ages from the Applachian province In North Carolina and Tennessee:Journal of Geophysical Research,v.67,p.1987-1996
Localities: Recorded from at least 18 other localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C,1881,Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey
Rutile
Locality: Tater Hill, Zionville, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Reference: Genth,Frederick Augustus (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Silver
Locality: Buckeye Creek Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
'Soapstone'
Locality: Meat Camp Creek Prospect, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Sphalerite
Locality: Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
Talc
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
Titanite
Reference: Fullagar,P.D.,and Odom,A.L.,(1973) Geochronology of Precambrian Gneisses In The Blue Ridge Province of Northwestern North Carolina and Adjacent Parts of Virginia and Tennessee:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.84,p.3065-3080
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Tremolite
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Tschermakite
Reference: Stapor, Frank,W.Jr, and Flaisher,Chris, Mar, 2006, Altered Amphibolite Hypotheisis for the orgin of Todd - type Chlorite Bodies in the Ashe Formation Northwest North Carolina : Evidence from Amphibole Mineralogy and Pargentic Sequence, Earth Sciences, Tennessee Technological University
Zircon
Reference: Frank G.Lesure,1968,Mica Deposits of the Blue Ridge in North Carolina,USGS Professional Paper 577,pg# 10
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.


68 entries listed. 47 valid minerals.
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