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Morganton, Burke Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Morganton- not defined -
Burke Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 44' 43'' North , 81° 41' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Morganton16,692 (2017)0.0km
Salem2,218 (2017)5.3km
Drexel1,866 (2017)7.4km
Glen Alpine1,500 (2017)8.7km
Valdese4,459 (2017)11.0km


A populated place.

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19 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Pratt,Joseph Hyde.,1933,Gems And Gem Minerals Of North Carolina:American Mineralogist,Vol.18,No.4,April,1933
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: www.mcrocks.com
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Genth,F.A,1891,Minerals of North Carolina
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gold
Formula: Au
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: F.A Genth and W.C Kerr (1881) Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey,North Carolina
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: F.A Genth and W.C Kerr (1881) Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey,North Carolina
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Reference: Genth,F.A,1891,Minerals of North Carolina
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Genth,F.A,1891,Minerals of North Carolina
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: www.mcrocks.com
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Genth,F.A,1891,Minerals of North Carolina

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Romanèchite4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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.
Beryl
var: Heliodor
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
O CalciteCaCO3
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MagnesiteMgCO3
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
BaBarium
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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