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Swannanoa River Occurrence, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Swannanoa River OccurrenceOccurrence
Buncombe Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 36' North , 82° 27' West
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PlacePopulationDistance
Swannanoa4,576 (2017)4.5km
Asheville88,512 (2017)9.4km
Biltmore Forest1,441 (2017)10.2km
Fairview2,678 (2017)10.7km
Black Mountain8,278 (2017)11.8km


1. WILLIAMS, LLOYD, 1964, TITANIUM DEPOSITS IN NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA DEPT. CONSERV. AND DEVELOP., DIV. MINERAL RESOURCES INF. CIRC. 19, 51 P
Commodities (Trace) - Iron, Titanium - Metal, Thorium
Development Status: Occurrence

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Habit: n/a
Description: Granular aggregates in kyanite schist matrix
Reference: Everett Harrington
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Habit: long crystals found in boulders in river
Reference: Everett Harrington

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O CorundumAl2O3
AlAluminium
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O

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