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Deer Park No. 2 Mine, Penland, Spruce Pine Mining District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Deer Park No. 2 MineMine
Penland- not defined -
Spruce Pine Mining DistrictMining District
Mitchell Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 55' 57'' North , 82° 6' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Spruce Pine2,134 (2017)4.0km
Bakersville452 (2017)10.5km
Burnsville1,660 (2017)17.8km
Crossnore192 (2017)18.6km
Newland686 (2017)23.4km


Ref.: Rocks & Min.:11:77; 16:290 & 60:92. A mica and feldspar mine in pegmatite. Located in the horseshoe bend of the North Toe River, about ¾ mile SE of Penland, which, in turn, is near Spruce Pine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77 & 60:92.
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Erd,Richard C.,(1996) U.S Geological Survey unpublished data
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77; 16:290 & 60:92.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Seaman, 1976. Pegmatite Minerals of the World
Clarkeite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Ross, Henderson, and Posnjak (1931), American Mineralogist: 16: 213.; Arthur Roe and John S. White, Jr. (1976) A Catalog of the Type Specimens in the Mineral Collection, National Museum of Natural History
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: The thulite from this locality is actually clinothulite identified by chemical analysis and x-ray diffraction by Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey, 1995, unpublished.
Reference: Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
Clinozoisite var: Clinothulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: The thulite from this locality is actually clinothulite identified by chemical analysis and x-ray diffraction by Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey, 1995, unpublished.
Reference: Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
'Gummite'
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77; 16:290 & 60:92.; Ross, Henderson, and Posnjak (1931), American Mineralogist: 16: 213.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77 & 60:92.
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77; 16:290 & 60:92.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77; 16:290 & 60:92.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77 & 60:92.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77 & 60:92.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77; 16:290 & 60:92.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Description: Occurs in pegmatite.
Reference: Rocks & Min.:11:77; 16:290 & 60:92.; Ross, Henderson, and Posnjak (1931), American Mineralogist: 16: 213.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 16:290.
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Description: The thulite from this locality is actually clinothulite identified by chemical analysis and x-ray diffraction by Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey, 1995, unpublished.
Reference: Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey, 1995, unpublished.
Zoisite var: Thulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Description: The thulite from this locality is actually clinothulite identified by chemical analysis and x-ray diffraction by Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey, 1995, unpublished.
Reference: Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey, 1995, unpublished.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Clarkeite (TL)4.GC.05(Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
var: Clinothulite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zoisite ?9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
var: Thulite ?9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gummite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AX2O7·xH2O
Clarkeite (TL)5.4.1.1(Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite ?58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(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 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 H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Clinozoisite
var: Clinothulite
-{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Gummite'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Zoisite
var: Thulite ?
-{Ca2}{Al,Mn3+3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clarkeite(Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Clinozoisite (var: Clinothulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
OOxygen
O Clarkeite(Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Clinozoisite (var: Clinothulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
NaSodium
Na Clarkeite(Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Clinozoisite (var: Clinothulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Clinozoisite (var: Clinothulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca Clinozoisite (var: Clinothulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al,Mn33+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
UUranium
U Clarkeite(Na,Ca,Pb)(UO2)O(OH) · 0-1H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

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