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Fulenwider Ore Bank Mine, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Fulenwider Ore Bank MineMine
Kings Mountain Mining DistrictMining District
Gaston Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 14' 51'' North , 81° 17' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kings Mountain10,760 (2017)4.0km
Bessemer City5,548 (2017)4.3km
South Gastonia5,312 (2017)8.9km
White Plains1,041 (2006)9.3km
Gastonia74,543 (2017)10.1km


REF:Deposit:: NITZE, H. B. C., 1893 , IRON ORES OF NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA GEOL. SURVEY BULL. NO. 1 , TEXT 239 P., MINE TEXT P. 107
Deposit:: KERR, W. C., AND HANNA, G. B., 1893 , ORES OF NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA GEOL. SURVEY REPORT VOL. 2 ,
BAYLEY, W.S., TENN DIV OF GEOL BULL 29, 1923, PP. 180-181.
Commodities (Major) - Iron
Deposit Type: Stratabound
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Mica Schist Unit
Structure: Northnortheast
Host Rock: Gneiss

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: W.S. Bayley (1922) General Features of the Magnetite Ores of Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee :Contributions to Economic Geology ,1922, Part 1
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: W.S. Bayley (1922) General Features of the Magnetite Ores of Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee :Contributions to Economic Geology ,1922, Part 1

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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