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Virginia, USAi
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One of the thirteen original states of the USA.

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424 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

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Watson, T.L. (1907): Mineral Resources of Virginia. J.P. Bell, Lynchburg, Virginia, 618 pp.
Dietrich, R. V. (1990): Minerals of Virginia, 1990. Dept. of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Richmond, Virginia, 474 pp.
Penick, D. (1985): Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals: 60(4): 164-170. [Note: the entire issue covers Virginia rocks, minerals and fossils]
D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987): Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, 33 (1), 1-10.
Holland, J. D. (2006): Virginia lithic types: chert, quartzite and others. Quarterly Bulletin Virginia Archeological Society 61, 137-152.

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