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Grimshawe Mine, Transylvania Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Grimshawe MineMine
Transylvania Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 4' 12'' North , 83° 0' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cashiers157 (2017)8.9km
Glenville110 (2017)15.9km
Highlands937 (2017)17.3km
Rosman573 (2017)18.9km
Salem148 (2017)20.2km


Mine area closed by the U.S Forest Service. Was mined for asbestos (asbestiform tremolite).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Richard James Jacquot,Jr.2003,Rock,Gem,and Mineral Collecting Sites In Western North Carolina, pg # 144
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Richard James Jacquot,Jr.2003,Rock,Gem,and Mineral Collecting Sites In Western North Carolina, pg # 144
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Richard James Jacquot,Jr.2003,Rock,Gem,and Mineral Collecting Sites In Western North Carolina, pg # 144; American Mineralogist,Vol.18,No.4,April,1933
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Richard James Jacquot,Jr.2003,Rock,Gem,and Mineral Collecting Sites In Western North Carolina, pg # 144
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Richard James Jacquot,Jr.2003,Rock,Gem,and Mineral Collecting Sites In Western North Carolina, pg # 144

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
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3

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