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Blue Ridge Mining District, Caldwell Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Blue Ridge Mining DistrictMining District
Caldwell Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° North , 81° West (est.)
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Margin of Error:
~30km
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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

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 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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