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Boy Scout Occurrence (Moss-Richardson; Jones; Dryden), Halifax Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Boy Scout Occurrence (Moss-Richardson; Jones; Dryden)Occurrence
Halifax Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 15' 30'' North , 77° 52' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hollister674 (2017)5.0km
Littleton646 (2017)19.8km
Enfield2,427 (2017)21.0km
Whitakers725 (2017)22.7km
Red Oak3,424 (2017)24.5km


REF:Deposit:: ROBERTSON, A., ET AL., 1947, BOY SCOUT-JONES AND MOSS-RICHARDSON MOLYBDENUM DEPOSITS, HALIFAX CO., NORTH CAROLINA: U.S.B.M. REPORT OF INV. 4156
Deposit:: ROBERTSON, A.F., ET AL, 1947, R.I. 4156
Deposit:: 1939 GEOCHEM AMERICAN ZINC CO.
Deposit:: CARPENTER, III, P. ALBERT, 1976, NC DEPT OF NAT AND ECON
Deposit:: RESOURCES BULL 84, PP. 66-68.
Commodities (Major) - Molybdenum; (Minor) - Copper; (Trace) - Silver
Development Status: Occurrence
Deposit Model: 50: Climax Mo
Structure: Adjacent To The Hollister Fault Zone, Locally-Deformed North-Plunging Pluton In Tectonically Deformed Schist. West-Dipping, N20e And N60w Quartz Veins Are Mineralized.
Host Rock: Granite

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Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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