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Culsagee Mine, Corundum Hill, Franklin, Ellijay District, Cowee Valley, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal
var: Opal-AN
4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{(Mg,Fe2+)5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Andesine
9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Anthophyllite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Pennine9.EC.55(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Hydrobiotite9.EC.60K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Margarite9.EC.30CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Preiswerkite9.EC.20NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30(Fe2+,Mg,Zn)1.5-2Al9(SiO4)4O6(OH,O)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vermiculite9.EC.50(Mg,Fe,Al)3((Al,Si)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
var: Lucasite (of Chatard)9.EC.50(Mg,Fe,Al)3((Al,Si)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals
'Chrysolite'-
'Deweylite'-Mg4Si3O10 · 6H2O ?
'Kerolite' ?-(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · H2O
'Serpentine Group'-D2[Si2O5](OH)4 + or - nH2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z


34 entries listed. 29 valid minerals.

References

Genth, Frederick Augustus and W. C. Kerr (1881), Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina, Geologic Survey.

Genth, Frederick Augustus (1891), The Minerals Of North Carolina, USGS Bulletin 74.

Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 499, 560, 1077.

Palache, C., Berman, H. & Frondel, C. (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 834pp.: 678, 694.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde and Joseph Volney Lewis, Corundum and the peridotites of western North Carolina.

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