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Capps Hill Mine, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Capps Hill MineMine
Charlotte- not defined -
Mecklenburg Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 17' 50'' North , 80° 52' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.29722,-80.87472
GeoHash:G#: dnq2z9sv4
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Charlotte827,097 (2017)8.3km
Mount Holly14,176 (2017)12.8km
Huntersville52,704 (2017)12.9km
Belmont10,533 (2017)15.9km
Lowesville2,945 (2017)18.2km


Commodities (Major) - Gold; (Minor) - Silver, Copper
Development Status: Past Producer
Deposit Model: 273: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Host Rock: Granite
ASSAYS FOR GOLD AT $20.67 PER OUNCE AND FOR SILVER AT $1.29 PER OUNCE

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36 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Uralite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
'Apatite'
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
'Biotite'
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Jason B Smith
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Jason B Smith
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939)Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Hollandite ?
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Jason B Smith
'Hornblende'
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hoy,Robert B.,(1939) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Capps Gold Mine,Mecklenburg County,North Carolina

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hollandite ?4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Labradorite'9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Uralite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB8X16
Hollandite ?7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Uralite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Labradorite'-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O TenoriteCuO
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FFluorine
F Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcociteCu2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole Supergroup (var: Uralite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
BaBarium
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191508
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2993463
Quartzite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Massive to well foliated; contains andalusite, kyanite, or sillimanite, chloritoid, and pyrite.

Comments: Original map source: The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998 (updated 2007), Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000)

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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NITZE, H. B. C., AND HANNA, G. B. (1896), GOLD DEPOSITS OF NORTH CAROLINA, NORTH CAROLINA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. NO. 3 , TEXT 200 P., MINE T.
Hoy, Robert B. (1939), Geology and Ore Deposits of the Capps Gold Mine, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina: California Institute Of Technology, Pasadena, California.


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