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Montgomery Co., Virginia, USAi
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Blacksburg44,215 (2017)
Christiansburg21,943 (2017)
Merrimac2,133 (2011)
Plum Creek1,524 (2017)
Shawsville1,310 (2011)
Prices Fork1,066 (2011)
Other Languages:
French:
comté de Montgomery, Virginie, États-Unis
German:
Montgomery County, Virginia, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Montgomery, Virginia, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Монтгомери, Виргиния, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
蒙哥馬利縣, 弗吉尼亚州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Montgomery, Virginia, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Montgomery County, Virginia, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة مونتغومري, فرجينيا, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Մոնտգոմերի շրջան, Վիրջինիա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Montgomery konderria , Virginia
Bavarian:
Montgomery County, Virginia, Vaoanigte Stootn
Belarusian:
Мантгомеры, Вірджынія, Злучаныя Штаты Амерыкі
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
মন্টগোমেরী কাউন্টি, ভার্জিনিয়া, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Cebuano:
Montgomery County , Virginia
Cornish:
Konteth Montgomery, Virjynni, Statys Unys
Dutch:
Montgomery County, Virginia, Verenigde Staten
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان مونتگومری، ویرجینیا, ویرجینیا, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Finnish:
Montgomeryn piirikunta, Virginia, Yhdysvallat
Georgian:
მონტგომერის ოლქი, ვირჯინია, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Hebrew:
מחוז מונטגומרי, וירג'יניה, ארצות הברית
Hungarian:
Montgomery megye, Virginia, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Japanese:
モントゴメリー郡, バージニア州, アメリカ合衆国
Low Saxon/Low German:
Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Montgomery Gông, Virginia
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Montgomery Kūn
Norwegian:
Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Montgomery, Wirginia, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Montgomery, Virgínia, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Montgomery, Virginia, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Montgomery, Virgìnia, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Serbian:
Montgomery County, Вирџинија, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Montgomery County, Virginia, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Traditional Chinese:
蒙哥馬里縣, 維珍尼亞州, 美國
Turkish:
Montgomery County, Virginia, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Монтгомері, Вірджинія, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
مونٹگمری کاؤنٹی، ورجینیا, ورجینیا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Montgomery, Virginia, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Montgomery, Virginia, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
مونٹگومری کاؤنٹی، ورجینیا, ورجینیا, امریکہ


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Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Dietrich,R.V.,Fullagar,P.D.,and Botting,M.L.,(1969) K/Ar and Rb/Sr dating of tectonic events in the Appalachians of Southwestern Virginia:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.80,p.307-314
Bütschliite
Formula: K2Ca(CO3)2
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 2(3): 130-132.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Dietrich,R.V.,Fullagar,P.D.,and Botting,M.L.,(1969) K/Ar and Rb/Sr dating of tectonic events in the Appalachians of Southwestern Virginia:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.80,p.307-314
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Dietrich,R.V.,Fullagar,P.D.,and Botting,M.L.,(1969) K/Ar and Rb/Sr dating of tectonic events in the Appalachians of Southwestern Virginia:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.80,p.307-314
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Description: Crystals can be found in open fractures and dolomite-lined vugs.
Reference: No reference listed
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Iron ?
Formula: Fe
Reference: Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Kalicinite
Formula: KHCO3
Reference: Mineralogical Record:2(3):130-132
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Muscovite ?
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dietrich,R.V.,Fullagar,P.D.,and Botting,M.L.,(1969) K/Ar and Rb/Sr dating of tectonic events in the Appalachians of Southwestern Virginia:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.80,p.307-314
Muscovite var: Illite ?
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Dietrich,R.V.,Fullagar,P.D.,and Botting,M.L.,(1969) K/Ar and Rb/Sr dating of tectonic events in the Appalachians of Southwestern Virginia:Geological Society of America Bulletin,v.80,p.307-314
Nelenite
Formula: (Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As3+3O6(OH)3]
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Description: Crystals can be found in open fractures and dolomite-lined vugs.
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Quartz var: Onyx
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Siderite var: Sideroplesite
Formula: (Fe,Mg)CO3
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Trumen,W.E.,(1976) Geology of the Blue Ridge Near Riner,Virginia:M.S Thesis,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,Blacksburg Virginia,102 p.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Iron ?1.AE.05Fe
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Onyx4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Bütschliite5.AC.15K2Ca(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Kalicinite5.AA.20KHCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Sideroplesite5.AB.05(Fe,Mg)CO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Muscovite ?9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite ?9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Nelenite9.EE.15(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As3+3O6(OH)3]
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Kalicinite13.1.2.1KHCO3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
A2B(XO3)2
Bütschliite14.3.1.1K2Ca(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite ?71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite ?71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-, 6-, and 12-membered rings
Nelenite72.4.1b.3(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As3+3O6(OH)3]
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
Iron ?-Fe
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
var: Onyx-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
Siderite
var: Sideroplesite
-(Fe,Mg)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Nelenite(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As33+O6(OH)3]
H KaliciniteKHCO3
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C Siderite (var: Sideroplesite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
C BütschliiteK2Ca(CO3)2
C KaliciniteKHCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Nelenite(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As33+O6(OH)3]
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Onyx)SiO2
O Siderite (var: Sideroplesite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
O BütschliiteK2Ca(CO3)2
O KaliciniteKHCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Siderite (var: Sideroplesite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Nelenite(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As33+O6(OH)3]
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Onyx)SiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K BütschliiteK2Ca(CO3)2
K KaliciniteKHCO3
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca BütschliiteK2Ca(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn Nelenite(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As33+O6(OH)3]
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Nelenite(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As33+O6(OH)3]
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Siderite (var: Sideroplesite)(Fe,Mg)CO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe IronFe
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Nelenite(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As33+O6(OH)3]
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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GeoNames ID:4773711

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