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Townsville, Townsville Township, Vance Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 29' 41'' North , 78° 25' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.49472,-78.42361
GeoHash:G#: dq2px7ttj
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


An unincorporated population center within Townsville Township (hamlet).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: White,William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: White,William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)
'Biotite'
Reference: White, William A.,1945.Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30 (3,4)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: White,William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: White, William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: White, William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)
'Hornblende'
Reference: White, William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: www.excaliburmineral.com
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: White, William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: White,William A.,1945,Tungsten Deposit Near Townsville,North Carolina,The America Mineralogist 30(3,4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hübnerite'4.DB.30MnWO4
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Hübnerite48.1.1.1MnWO4
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Oligoclase-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HübneriteMnWO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MnManganese
Mn HübneriteMnWO4
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
WTungsten
W HübneriteMnWO4

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3184289
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Carolina Slate Belt

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Middle Cambrian - Cryogenian
501 - 720 Ma



ID: 2722643
Metamorphosed Granitic Rock

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (501 - 720 Ma)

Description: Megacrystic, well foliated; locally contains hornblende. Chapel Hill, Chatham, Farrington, Meadow Flats, Mt. Moriah, Parks Crossroads plutons, and Roxboro and Vance County suites.

Comments: Original map source: The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998 (updated 2007), Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000)

Lithology: Major:{metagranite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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White, William A. (1945), Tungsten Deposit near Townsville, North Carolina, America Mineralogist: 30(3,4).


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