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Tallapoosa Mine (Waldrop Mine), Draketown Pyrite District, Haralson Co., Georgia, USAi
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Tallapoosa Mine (Waldrop Mine)Mine
Draketown Pyrite DistrictMining District
Haralson Co.County
GeorgiaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 51' 1'' North , 85° 4' 60'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.85014,-85.08324
GeoHash:G#: dn52xfhr2
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A former Cu occurrence/mine located 5 km NW of Draketown. 20th district 3rd section.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64:197.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetradymite'2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GalenaPbS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
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: 3187973
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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 - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2968494
Amphibolitic Schist/ Amphibolite

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 Ma)

Comments: Original map source: Georgia Geological Survey, A branch of the Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 1999 (updated Oct, 2000), Digital Geologic Map of Georgia (ver 2), scale 1:500,000.

Lithology: Major:{amphibole schist,amphibolite}

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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Shearer & Hull (1918).
Haseltine (1924).
Cook (1970, 1973).
Rocks & Minerals (1989): 64: 197.


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