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Jacobs Ruby Mine, Cowee Valley, Macon Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Jacobs Ruby MineMine
Cowee ValleyValley
Macon Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 16' 8'' North , 83° 22' 37'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Franklin3,940 (2017)9.6km
Dillsboro240 (2017)15.9km
Webster375 (2017)16.7km
Forest Hills372 (2017)16.9km
Sylva2,617 (2017)18.0km


Ref.: Dana 6:1077.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Rhodolite9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrysolite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
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.
'Chrysolite'-
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Pyrope
var: Rhodolite
-Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CorundumAl2O3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Pyrope (var: Rhodolite)Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2

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