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Vermiculite from
Hawk Flat Mica Mine, Hawk-Bakersville, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Vermiculite
Formula:Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vermiculite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hawk Flat Mica Mine, Hawk-Bakersville, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Vermiculite
1.9km (1.2 miles) A Carter Buchanan Mica Mine, Hawk-Bakersville, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) B Charles Stamey Feldspar Mine, Hawk-Bakersville, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
2.5km (1.6 miles) C Biddix Spar Mine, Glen Ayre, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) D Middle Ridge Mica Mine, Glen Ayre, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) E Dugger Mine, Plumtree, Spruce Pine District, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) F Four Foot Square Mine, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) G Shop Mine, Plumtree, Spruce Pine District, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) H Ben Cox Feldspar - Mica Mine, Hawk-Bakersville, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) I Bug Rock Mine, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
7.0km (4.4 miles) J Doublehead Mine (Brown workings; Cantrell workings), Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
7.2km (4.5 miles) K Alfred Mine, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
7.4km (4.6 miles) L Puncheon Camp Mine, Plumtree, Spruce Pine District, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
7.5km (4.6 miles) M Aldridge Mica Mine, Plumtree, Spruce Pine District, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) N Barrett Mine, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
8.4km (5.2 miles) O Frank Olivine deposit, Frank, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
9.6km (6.0 miles) P Gouge Mine (Googe Mine), Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
9.8km (6.1 miles) Q Emily Knob Mine, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
10.8km (6.7 miles) R Pine Branch Mine, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
10.9km (6.8 miles) S Murdick Mine, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
11.3km (7.0 miles) T Tom Carpenter Mine (Old Hennessey Mine), Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
11.7km (7.3 miles) U Sidney Mine, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) V F. G. Jarret Mine, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) W J. C. Woody Asbestos Mine, Brush Creek, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
14.5km (9.0 miles) X William Hughes Mine, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
17.1km (10.6 miles) Y Newdale Asbestos Mine, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
17.7km (11.0 miles) Z Blackjack Ridge Mine, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
18.3km (11.3 miles) 0 Flukens Ridge Mine, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
19.1km (11.8 miles) 1 Day Book No. 1 (Day Book Chromite prospect; Day Book Olivine deposit; Ray Mine; Day Book Olivine Quarry; Day Book Quarry), Day Book, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
19.4km (12.0 miles) 2 Spec Mine (Speck Mine), Micaville, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
20.6km (12.8 miles) 3 Buckeye Mine, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
20.6km (12.8 miles) 4 Red Mine (Bennett Mine), Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
20.8km (12.9 miles) 5 Carolina Mineral Company No. 6 Mine, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
20.9km (13.0 miles) 6 Charlie Young Mine, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
21.4km (13.3 miles) 7 Branch Mine, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
21.6km (13.4 miles) 8 Irby Cut Mine, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
23.2km (14.4 miles) 9 Old Gibbs Mine (Washout; Gibbs Clay Mine; Bland), Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
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