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Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA

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Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
 


Detailed Mineral List:
Actinolite
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Actinolite var: Smaragdite
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Locality: Castalia Quarry, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Almandine
Reference: www. john betts.com
'Asbestos'
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Beryl
Locality: Alston Mine, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
'Biotite'
Reference: J. Robert Butler,1984,Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies,NCGS
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Corundum
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Corundum var: Ruby
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: Sapphire from Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Diamond
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Epidote
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Gold
Localities: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Nick Arrington Mine, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
'Halloysite'
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Ilmenite
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Kaolinite
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.
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Gully Mine, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Van Alston Deposit, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Kyanite
Reference: J.Robert Butler,1984,Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies, NCGS
Magnetite
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Microcline
Locality: Castalia Quarry, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Muscovite
Localities: Van Alston Deposit, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Alston Mine, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Gully Mine, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
J. F. Mitchell Deposit, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Muscovite var: Sericite
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Pyrite
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Pyrrhotite
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Quartz
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Localities: Recorded from at least 6 other localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Reference: Pratt,Joseph Hyde,1933,Gems and Gem Minerals of North Carolina: American Mineralogist,Vol.18,No.4,April,1933
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Rutile
Locality: Portis Mine (C. M. Wright Mine), Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
Staurolite
Reference: J.Robert Butler,1984, Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies,NCGS
'Tourmaline'
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
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