Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Catawba Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Catawba Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Hickory40,374 (2017)
Newton13,035 (2017)
Saint Stephens8,759 (2017)
Conover8,248 (2017)
Lake Norman of Catawba7,411 (2017)
Lake Norman of Catawba5,075 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
comté de Catawba, Caroline du Nord, États-Unis
German:
Catawba County, North Carolina, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Catawba, Carolina del Nord, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Катоба, Северная Каролина, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
卡托巴縣, 北卡罗来纳州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Catawba, Carolina del Norte, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Catawba County, North Carolina, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة كاتاوبا, كارولاينا الشمالية, الولايات المتحدة
Basque:
Catawba konderria, Ipar Carolina
Bavarian:
Catawba County, North Carolina, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
কাটাৱাবা কাউন্টি, নর্থ ক্যারোলাইনা, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Кътоуба, Северна Каролина, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Catawba County, North Carolina
Dutch:
Catawba County, North Carolina, Verenigde Staten
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان کاتاوبا، کارولینای شمالی, کارولینای شمالی, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Hebrew:
מחוז קטאוובה, קרוליינה הצפונית, ארצות הברית
Hungarian:
Catawba megye, Észak-Karolina, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Irish Gaelic:
Contae Catawba, Carolina Thuaidh, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Japanese:
カトーバ郡, ノースカロライナ州, アメリカ合衆国
Low Saxon/Low German:
Catawba County, Noord-Carolina, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Catawba Gông, North Carolina
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Catawba Kūn
Norwegian:
Catawba County, Nord-Carolina, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Catawba, Karolina Północna, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Catawba, Carolina do Norte, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Catawba, Carolina de Nord, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Catawba, Carolina de Nord, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Serbian:
Округ Катоба, Северна Каролина, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Catawba County, Sjeverna Karolina, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
Traditional Chinese:
卡托巴縣, 北卡羅萊納州, 美國
Turkish:
Catawba County, Kuzey Karolina, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Кетоба, Північна Кароліна, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
کیٹاوبا کاؤنٹی، شمالی کیرولائنا, شمالی کیرولائنا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Catawba, North Carolina, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Catawba, North Carolina, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
کاتاوبا کاؤنٹی, نارتھ کیرولائنا, امریکہ


No description has been added for this locality. Can you add one?

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

47 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Griffitts,W,R.,(1964) Beryllium Resouces of the Tin -Spodumene Belt North Carolina : USGS Circular 309
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Habit: Slender prisms,much like epidote crystals. Aspect ratio usually about 8:1
Colour: very dark brown to black
Description: Euhedral to highly corroded crystals occur in ankerite veins. Large crystals to 30cm encountered once in a large muscovite-class pegmatite on a new part of bench 2 in 2000. ID questionable due to poor XRD pattern. Possibly partly metamict.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Habit: trapezohedrons with tetrahexahedral modifications
Colour: red, reddish purple
Description: Ubiquitous as a rock-forming mineral in schists. Uncommon as well-formed crystals in ankerite veins.
Reference: K. Wood collection,Pratt,Joseph Hyde.,1933,Gems and Gem Minerals Of North Carolina:American Mineralogist,Vol.18,No.4,April,1933
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Genth,Frederick Augustus (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina; USGS Bulletion No.74
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Habit: rhombohedrons, cleavage masses
Colour: white when fresh, rust colored when weathered
Fluorescence: none
Description: Common as cleavage masses filling certain veins, rarely found as euhedral crystals in vugs within similar veins.
Reference: K. Wood collection
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Asbestos'
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: J.H.Pratt,1907,NCGS Economic Paper No.11,The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1905
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Colour: Black
Description: Sharp to crude crystals to 1cm occur sparsely in prehnite veins.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chabazite'
Habit: Typical pseudocubic crystals
Colour: White in prehnite veins. Yellow in joints in schist.
Fluorescence: none
Description: Uncommon constituent of prehnite veins. Crystals to 1.2cm have been observed.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Habit: sugary, or as curly hair-like crystals enclosed in calcite within ankerite veins. Rock-forming mineral adjacent to prehnite veins.
Colour: dark green to black, also grayish green
Fluorescence: none
Description: The curly crystals in calcite can only be exposed by acid etching. They are very fragile.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Wilson,W.F.,and McKenzie,B.J (1978) Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina: NCGS Information Circular 24
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Habit: Hexagonal prisms
Colour: white
Description: Slender, clear, prismatic crystals to 4mm occur rarely in association with rutile pseudomorphs of ilmenite in ankerite veins.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: Octahedral
Colour: purple to black
Fluorescence: none
Description: Occurs with epidote crystals as crystals to 0.5mm.
Reference: K. Wood collection
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Smithsonian Institution Mineral Reference Collection No.166789-00
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C,1881,Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Charles E.Hunter and Lewis J.Hash,1949,Halloysite Deposits of Western North Carolina,Bulletin # 58
Halloysite-7Å
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bates,Thomas F.,Hiderbrand,Fred A.,and Swineford,Ada.,(1950) Morphology and Structure of Endellite and Halloysite: The American Mineralogist,Vol.35,July-August,1950,No.7-8
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
'Heulandite'
Habit: Typical crystals with coffin shape
Colour: white
Fluorescence: none
Description: Rare constituents of prehnite veins in crystals to 4mm.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Kenny Gay - North Carolina Geological Survey
'Hornblende'
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Habit: cubic to dipyramidal
Colour: white, pink
Description: Occurs sparingly in prehnite veins as white cubic crystals with minor pyramidal modifications, to 3mm. Also occurs as coatings of similar crystals in open veins without other minerals. The best from this location occurred as pink prisms with pyramidal terminations, associated with muscovite, plagioclase, chlorite, and calcite. These were found in the same alteration zone as the one-time kainosite-Y find.
Reference: Keith Wood
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Keith Wood
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kainosite-(Y)
Formula: Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Habit: Prismatic crystals to 18mm. Typical aspect ratio 5:1
Colour: Light brown, sometimes with faint iridescent coating.
Fluorescence: none
Description: Occurred in a one-time find where ankerite veins intersected a pegmatite containing large (to 25cm) crude allanite crystals. Vein fluids apparently reacted with K-Feldpsar in the pegmatite, forming crystalline muscovite with sparse kainsoite crystals.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
'K Feldspar'
Description: Occurs where K-feldspar porphyoblasts in schist are fractured and exposed in the walls of prehnite veins. Occurs as wedge shaped overgrowths on the porphyroblasts.
Reference: K. Wood collection
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Description: Occurs where K-feldspar porphyoblasts in schist are fractured and exposed in the walls of prehnite veins. Occurs as wedge shaped overgrowths on the porphyroblasts.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: J.Robert Butler,1984,Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies, NCGS
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: www.mcrocks.com
'Mica Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Habit: Anhedral
Colour: gray, white, pink
Fluorescence: Pale red in S.W light
Description: Ubiquitous as porphyroblasts in schist. Also present in some simple pegmatites.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Habit: Platy cleavage mass
Colour: silvery gray
Fluorescence: none
Description: Found once as a 7x8x1mm single crystal/cleavage mass in an ankerite vein.
Reference: K. Wood collection
'Monazite'
Reference: William C. Overstreet.,Amos M.White.,Jesse W. Whitlow.,Paul K.Theobald ,Jr.,Dabney W.Caldwell and Norman P. Cuppels (1968) Fluvial Monazite Deposits of the Southeastern United States; USGS Professional Paper 568
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Habit: Sharp stubby to acicular crystals, also rounded radiating crystals
Colour: Light green
Fluorescence: none
Description: Nice crystals to 0.5cm, sometimes enclosed in calcite that can be removed with cold HCl acid.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Habit: Cubes
Colour: Brassy
Fluorescence: none
Description: Occurs sparsely as crystals to 0.5mm in stilbite and prehnite veins.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C,1881,Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Habit: massive, rarely as platy hexagonal crystals
Colour: bronze
Fluorescence: none
Description: Occassionaly present in ankerite veins as masses up to several cm. Found once as euhedral platy hexagonal crystals up to 1.5mm in diameter in a calcite-lined vug in an ankerite vein.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Blue Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Keith Wood Collection
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States : USGS Bulletin 1042-G
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States ; USGS Bulletin 1042-G
Quartz var: Rutilated Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min. 71(4):248
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Habit: Trigonal prisms with pyramidal termination.
Colour: Black
Fluorescence: none
Description: Prismatic crystals to 6cm in ankerite veins. Also, radiating sprays to 15cm of slender needles have been found in sugary chlorite in ankerite veins.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Habit: Rhombohedrons
Colour: tan
Fluorescence: none
Description: Only observed in rare vugs in ankerite veins. Crude crystals to 1.0cm.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Habit: Crude irregular crystals, also rarely as octahedrons.
Colour: brown, yellowish brown
Fluorescence: none
Description: Rare as grains and crystals to 8mm in prehnite veins. Sometimes enclosed in massive prehnite.
Reference: K. Wood collection
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
'Stilbite subgroup'
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Habit: Tabular
Colour: brown to yellowish brown
Fluorescence: none
Description: Relatively rare crystals to 1.4cm in ankerite veins. Known from only a few finds.
Reference: K. Wood collection
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: William C. Overstreet.,Amos M.White.,Jesse W. Whitlow.,Paul K.Theobald ,Jr.,Dabney W.Caldwell and Norman P. Cuppels (1968) Fluvial Monazite Deposits of the Southeastern United States; USGS Professional Paper 568

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Asbolane4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite ?4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Blue Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Halloysite-7Å9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Kainosite-(Y)9.CF.10Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite'-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Pyrolusite ?4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Asbolane6.4.9.1(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
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 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
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
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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 60 - CYCLOSILICATES Four-Membered Rings
Four-Membered Rings with other anion groups
Kainosite-(Y)60.2.1.1Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Halloysite-7Å-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Heulandite'-
'Hornblende'-
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)-KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Blue Quartz-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Citrine-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
H Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O RutileTiO2
O Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SideriteFeCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CorundumAl2O3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Quartz (var: Blue Quartz)SiO2
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
O Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FFluorine
F Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
F FluoriteCaF2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Quartz (var: Blue Quartz)SiO2
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F) · 8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
YYttrium
Y Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catawba_County,_North_Carolina
Wikidata ID:Q502483
GeoNames ID:4459575

Localities in this Region

Other Regions, Features and Areas that Intersect

North America PlateTectonic Plate

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2020, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 1, 2020 06:57:28 Page generated: March 4, 2020 15:56:49
Go to top of page