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Phoenix Mine (Vanderburg Mine; Miami mine), Concord, Cabarrus Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 24' North , 80° 35' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.40000,-80.58334
GeoHash:G#: dnq9qk35b
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Located approximately 6 miles south-east of Concord.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Koscmann,A.H and Bergendahl,M.H (1968) Principal Gold Producing Districts Of The United States; USGS Professional Paper 610
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Koscmann,A.H and Bergendahl,M.H (1968) Principal Gold Producing Districts Of The United States; USGS Professional Paper 610
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Dana 6: 1075.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Dana 7:I:163.; Genth F A (1868) Contributions to mineralogy - No. VII, The American Journal of Science and Arts, 95, 305-321

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Tetradymite'2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
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)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191508
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic
251.902 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2961226
Metamorphosed Quartz Diorite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Triassic (251.902 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Foliated to massive.

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:{metadiorite}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Dana 6: 40, 1075.
Dana 7:I:163.
Wilson, W.F., McKenzie, B.J. (1985) Rocks & Minerals, 60:2, 84-99 at p.86. A gold mine located near Concord.
Bryson, H.J. (1936) Gold Deposits in North Carolina. North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development Bulletin Number 38, 157 pages.
Carpenter, P.A. III (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina. Bulletin 84, North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, 89 pages.
Pardee, J.T., Park, C.F. Jnr. (1948) Gold Deposits of the Southern Piedmont, Geological Survey Professional Paper 213, 156 pages.


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