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Granville Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 5' 58'' North , 78° 46' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.0996703, -78.7756803

NOTE: The geographic coordinates presented are taken from the NE Durham topo map. The USGS GNIS database presents 17 sets of coordinates for this county.

Mineral List

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38 valid minerals.

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Genth, F.A. and Kerr, W.C (1881), Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina.

Genth, F.A. (1891), The Minerals of North Carolina, USGS Bulletin 74.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde (1933), Gems and Gem Minerals of North Carolina: American Mineralogist: 18(4)(April).

Hadley, Jarvis B (1973), Igneous Rocks of the Oxford Area, Granville County, North Carolina, American Journal of Science, Cooper Volume 273-A, 1973: 217-233.

Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974), Gems and Minerals of America.

Wilson, W.F and McKenzie, B.J. (1980), Mineral Collecting Sites In North Carolina.

Butler, J. Robert (1984), Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies, North Carolina Geological Survey.

Horton, Jr., J. Wright and Victor A. Zullo (1991), The Geology of the Carolinas: 334.

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