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Hodges Hill Mine (Hodgins Hill Mine), Guilford County Copper Mining District, Guilford Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Hodges Hill Mine (Hodgins Hill Mine)Mine
Guilford County Copper Mining DistrictMining District
Guilford Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 58' 46'' North , 79° 48' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pleasant Garden4,715 (2017)4.4km
Forest Oaks3,890 (2017)9.0km
Greensboro285,342 (2017)10.4km
Jamestown3,737 (2017)11.7km
Archdale11,564 (2017)16.6km


REF:Analytical Data:: NITZE AND HANNA, 1896
Deposit:: CARPENTER, P.A., METALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE CAROLINA SLATE BELT, NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA MINERAL RESOURCES BULL. 84, 166 P.. NITZE, H.B.C. AND HANNA, G.B., 1896, GOLD DEPOSITS OF NORTH CARO
Deposit:: MURDOCK, T. G. THE MINING INDUSTRY IN NORTH CAROLINA FROM 1
Deposit:: 1945. NORTH CAROLINA DEPT. OF CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Deposit:: ECONOMIC PAPER NO. 65, 1948, PP. 8-10.
Deposit:: CARPENTER, P. A. III. GOLD RESOURCES OF NORTH CARO
Commodities (Major) - Gold; (Trace) - Copper
Deposit Type: Hydrothermal Vein
Development Status: Past Producer
Deposit Model: 273: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Host Rock: Quartz Monzonite

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Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SideriteFeCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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