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Chromite from
Wood's Chrome Mine (Wood's Mine), Texas, Little Britain Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Description
Comments:Chromite, the Major ore at Wood's Mine. By 1874 report, Chromite production in PA was already waining, however the production to date at Wood's Mine of 120,000 tons, exceeded 20 times the production of all other PA chomite mining localities combined.
Habit:massive, fine grained. frequent admixture with Serpentine
Colour:Blackish grey
UV Fluorescence:none
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Rarity at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dana 6: 1069. ref2) 2nd Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, Preliminary report 1874; F. A. Genth, Pgs. 39-43
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chromite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wood's Chrome Mine (Wood's Mine), Texas, Little Britain Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Chromite
2.7km (1.7 miles) Cedar Hill Quarry (Stoltzfuss Quarry), Fulton Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Louis Mine, Wrightsdale, Fulton Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Haines & Kibblehouse Penn-Maryland Materials Quarry, Fulton Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Riley Sand Chrome Property (Riley Quarry), Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Jenkins Mine (Jenkins Corner), Fulton Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) Tweed Property (Tweed Placer), Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) Lincoln Farm Placer, Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) Stevenson Farm Placer, Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Scott's Mine, Nottingham, West Nottingham Township, State Line Chromite District, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
5.6km (3.5 miles) Southwest Rock Springs Pits (Prospects Near Rock Springs), Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) Line pit (Lowe's Mine), State Line District, Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) Line pit (Lowe's Chromite Mine), Fulton Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
6.2km (3.9 miles) West Placer Area (Preston Placer; Sweigarts Run; Swaggarts Run; West Placer; Thornbottom Run), Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) Preston Farm Pits, Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
8.0km (4.9 miles) Moro Phillips's Mine, Nottingham, West Nottingham Township, State Line Chromite District, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
9.0km (5.6 miles) Geiger Quarry (Octoraro Stone Company Quarry), Kirkwood, Colerain Township, State Line Chromite District, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
11.4km (7.1 miles) Browns Farm Placer (Cox Chromite Placer), Cecil Co., Maryland, USA
12.4km (7.7 miles) Oxford, East Nottingham Township, State Line Chromite District, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
23.6km (14.7 miles) Cherry Hill Chrome Sand Placer (Yinger Farm Prospect; Road Pit), Harford Co., Maryland, USA
23.9km (14.8 miles) Cherry Hill Mine, Harford Co., Maryland, USA
29.1km (18.1 miles) Ayres Mine, Harford Co., Maryland, USA
32.4km (20.1 miles) Birdseye Mine (Birdseye Pit), Harford Co., Maryland, USA
32.8km (20.4 miles) Wilkins Mine (Wilkens Mine; John W. Carman Property), Harford Co., Maryland, USA
32.8km (20.4 miles) Reed Mine, Harford Co., Maryland, USA
36.1km (22.4 miles) Corundum Hill, Unionville, Newlin Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
42.1km (26.2 miles) Norris Ore Bank, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
43.8km (27.2 miles) Greenville, New Castle Co., Delaware, USA
45.4km (28.2 miles) McComas Ore Banks, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
61.0km (37.9 miles) Bare Hills, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
61.5km (38.2 miles) Williamson Trade School, Middletown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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