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Mount Airy quarries, Surry Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Mount Airy quarriesGroup of Quarries
Surry Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° North , 80° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~29km
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Granite quarries,composed of leucogranodiorite.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Whitney,A. James (1969) Partial Melting Relationships Of three Granitic Rocks
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Whitney,A. James (1969) Partial Melting Relationships Of three Granitic Rocks
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
'Apatite'
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
'Biotite'
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Long,L.E.,Kulp.L.J and Eckelmann,F.D.,(1959) Chronology of major metamorphic events in the southeastern United States:American Journal of Science,v.257,p.585-603
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Whitney,A. James (1969) Partial Melting Relationships Of three Granitic Rocks
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Whitney,A. James (1969) Partial Melting Relationships Of three Granitic Rocks
'Monazite'
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: DeRosset,W.H.M.,1978,Petrology of the Mount Airy granite(M.S thesis);Blacksburg,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Long,L.E.,Kulp.L.J and Eckelmann,F.D.,(1959) Chronology of major metamorphic events in the southeastern United States:American Journal of Science,v.257,p.585-603

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Oligoclase9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
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 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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Oligoclase
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Albite (var: Oligoclase)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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