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Pyrrhotite from
Alum Cave Bluff, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevier Co., Tennessee, USA

Mineral Species
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Hammarstrom,Jane M.Seal II,Robert R.Meier,Allen L. and Jackson,John C. ( 2003)Weathering of Sulfidic Shale and Copper Mine Waste:Secondary Minerals and Metal Cycling in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, and North Carolina,USA,US Geological Survey, pg # 47; Flohr, M.J.K., Dillenburg, R.G., and Plumlee, G.S. (1995): Characterization of secondary minerals formed as the result of weathering of the Anakeesta Formation, Alum Cave, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee: USGS Open File Report #95-477, 24 p.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrrhotite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Alum Cave Bluff, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevier Co., Tennessee, USA
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