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Cotton Stone Mountain, Troy, Montgomery Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Cotton Stone MountainMountain
Troy- not defined -
Montgomery Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 24' 31'' North , 79° 52' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.40861,-79.88278
GeoHash:G#: dnr1qjznh
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Troy3,427 (2017)5.7km
Star874 (2017)9.0km
Biscoe1,690 (2017)10.8km
Dover430 (2010)15.1km
Seagrove229 (2017)17.7km


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1 valid mineral.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Turgite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Turgite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2

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]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2894404
Metavolcanic-Epiclastic Rock

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Metamorphosed argillite, mudstone, volcanic sandstone, conglomerate, and volcanic rock.

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:{metasedimentary}, Minor:{metavolcanic}

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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RRUFF data base: Specimen No.RO50051 (pyrophyllite).


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