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Washington Co., Virginia, USA

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Detailed Mineral List:
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Locality: Number 6 Mine (U.S. Gypsum Company), Washington Co., Virginia, USA
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Photo: © Bruce T. Mitchell. Calcite from Roadcut, Bristol, Washington Co., Virginia, USA
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Locality: Taylors Valley, Washington Co., Virginia, USA
Felsőbányaite
Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Locality: Price Creek, Hayter Gap, Washington Co., Virginia, USA
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Locality: Riverside mine, Alvarado, Washington Co., Virginia, USA
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Locality: Abingdon Quarry, Washington Co., Virginia, USA
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Locality: Middle Devonian shale, Hayter Gap, Washington Co., Virginia, USA
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Holland, J. D. (2006) Virginia Lithic Types: Chert, quartzite and Others. Quarterly Bulletin Virginia Archeological Society 61:137-152
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.


15 entries listed. 13 valid minerals.
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