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Autunite from
Ray Mica Mine (Wray Mine), Hurricane Mountain, Burnsville, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA

Description
Comments: A complex pegmatite. Average grain size ranges from about 7mm to 1M. Muscovite highly fractionated. Tourmalines exhibit bent, broken, and \\\\\\\"healed\\\\\\\" forms. Apatite is highly fluorescent
under sw UV light, a yellow-orange color.
Has been min
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Miller, J.W. and Allen, C.W. "Mineralogy of the Ray Mica Mine, Yancey County, North Carolina." UNCA, 2001. (to be published by NCGS)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Autunite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ray Mica Mine (Wray Mine), Hurricane Mountain, Burnsville, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Autunite
8.9km (5.5 miles) Fanny Gouge Mine (Spruce Pine Mica Company No. 10 Mine), Micaville, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
9.1km (5.6 miles) Presnell Mine (Young's Mine), Micaville, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
12.1km (7.5 miles) Field Mine, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
15.1km (9.4 miles) Randall Mine, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) Deer Park No. 2 Mine, Penland, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
17.0km (10.6 miles) Flat Rock Mine (Flat Rock pegmatite), Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) Hickey Mine, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) Pine Mountain (Pine Mountain Mine), Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
18.6km (11.5 miles) Hollifield Mine, Little Switzerland, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
18.8km (11.7 miles) Chestnut Flats Mine, Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
19.4km (12.1 miles) Wiseman Mine (Old Mart Wiseman Mine; Sullins-Wiseman Mine), Greasy Creek Township, Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
19.4km (12.1 miles) McKinney Mine (Power Mill Creek Mine), Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
19.4km (12.1 miles) Smith Mine, Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
19.4km (12.1 miles) English Mine (English Knob Mine), Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
20.7km (12.9 miles) Grassy Creek Mine, Grassy Creek, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
23.7km (14.7 miles) Old 20 Mine (Carolina Mineral Company #20 Mine), Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
26.4km (16.4 miles) Gusher Knob, Ingalls Township, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
77.8km (48.3 miles) A. F. Hoyle Mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
81.9km (50.9 miles) Big Ridge Mine, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA
112.2km (69.7 miles) LCA Mine (Lithium Corporation of America Mine), Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
112.3km (69.8 miles) Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
161.1km (100.1 miles) Columbite Prospect No. 1, Farmington, Davie Co., North Carolina, USA
162.3km (100.8 miles) Columbite Prospect No. 2, Farmington, Davie Co., North Carolina, USA
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