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Zircon 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 Zircon 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 Zircon
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101.2km (62.9 miles) Southern Trib Cherokee Creek Monazite Placer, Gaffney Area, Cherokee Co., South Carolina, USA
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101.9km (63.3 miles) Headwaters Cole Creek Monazite Placer, Gaffney Area, Cherokee Co., South Carolina, USA
103.0km (64.0 miles) Upper Cole Creek Monazite Placer, Gaffney Area, Cherokee Co., South Carolina, USA
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