IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
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 Educators
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
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Graves Mountain, Lincoln Co., Georgia, USA

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 44' 29'' North , 82° 31' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.74139,-82.52444
GeoHash:G#: djvrfn7tc
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A quartz-sericite-kyanite-pyrite (kyanite quartzite) deposit. Mined for kyanite. Located South of US highway 378 between Lincolnton and Washington.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Graves Mountain

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


36 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38,April 23-25,1999
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Collected by Julian Gray 21 September 2010. Confirmed by XRD at the University of Georgia.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Collected by Julian Gray 21 September 2010. Confirmed by XRD at the University of Georgia.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Confirmed by XRD by Ralph Rowe at the Canadian Museum of Nature
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phospate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38,April 23-25,1999
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38,April 23-25,1999
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Reference: Collected by Julian Gray 21 September 2010. Confirmed by XRD at the University of Georgia.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:198.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38,April 23-25,1999
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:198.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:198.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 910.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 910.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:198.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Charlotte Gem & Mineral Club; Pohwat, P. W. (2013). Connoisseur's Choice: Muscovite, Shannon Canyon, Inyo County, California. Rocks & Minerals, 88(6), 552-562.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Charlotte Gem & Mineral Club
Paracoquimbite
Formula: Fe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
Reference: Collected by Julian Gray 21 September 2010. Confirmed by XRD at the University of Georgia.
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38 April 23-25,1999
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959; Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959; Rob Lavinsky
Quartz var: Blue Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Georgia Mineral Society
Rhomboclase
Formula: (H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Collected by Julian Gray 21 September 2010. Confirmed by XRD at the University of Georgia.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 910.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phospate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia:Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38, April 23-25,1999
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Hurst, vernon J. "Geology and Mineralogy of Graves Mtn.", GAGS bulletin # 68, Atlanta, 1959
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.:64:198.
'Turgite'
Reference: ; Rob Lavinsky
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38,April 23-25,1999
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38,April 23-25,1999
Woodhouseite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Barwood,Henry.,(1999)Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain,Georgia;Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine,Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook No.38,April 23-25,1999

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Blue Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Copiapite7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Ferricopiapite7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Paracoquimbite7.CB.55Fe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
Rhomboclase7.CB.55(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Phosphosiderite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Woodhouseite8.BL.05CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Turgite-

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
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
Hydrated Acid Sulfates
Rhomboclase29.1.1.1(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Paracoquimbite29.8.4.1Fe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Ferricopiapite31.10.5.4Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphosiderite40.4.3.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Woodhouseite43.4.1.8CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Blue Quartz
-SiO2
'Turgite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O BaryteBaSO4
O Quartz (var: Blue Quartz)SiO2
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
O RutileTiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Blue Quartz)SiO2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S CovelliteCuS
S FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca WoodhouseiteCaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2O
Fe PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2952649
Felsic Metavolcanics

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:{metavolcanic}

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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3192571
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic paragneiss; paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Shepard, C.U. (1859) On lazulite, pyrophyllite and tetradymite in Georgia. American Journal of Science: 27: 36-40.
Zodac, P. (1939) Graves Mountain, Georgia. Rocks and Minerals: 14(5): 131-141.
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 910.
Hurst, Vernon J. (1959) The geology and mineralogy of Graves Mountain, Georgia. Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 68, 33 pp. [https://epd.georgia.gov/sites/epd.georgia.gov/files/related_files/site_page/B-68.pdf]
Barwood, Henry L. (1970) Phosphate Minerals at Graves Mountain, Georgia. Rocks and Minerals: 45(1): 30.
Cook, R.B. (1978) Minerals of Georgia: Their Properties and Occurrences. Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 92, 189 pp.
Radcliffe, D. (1978) Geology of kyanite in Twelfth Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. Georgia Geological Survey Information Circular 49: 69-78.
Barwood, Henry L., and Hajek, B. (1979) Notes on some occurrences in Georgia and Virginia. The Mineralogical Record: 10(1): 48-49.
Reusing, S.P. (1979) Geology of the Graves Mountain area, Lincoln and Wilkes Counties, Georgia. Unpublished M.S. thesis, University of Georgia, 121 p.
Bell, H., III, Carpenter, R.H., and Feiss, P.G. (1980) Volcanogenic ore deposits of the Carolina Slate belt in Frey, R.W. (editor), Excursions in southeastern geology: Geological Society of America Guidebook, Annual Meeting, May 1980: 149-178.
Cook, R.B. (1985) Famous mineral localities: the mineralogy of Graves Mountain, Lincoln Co., Georgia. Mineralogical Record: 16(6): 443-458.
Gordon, J.B., Jr. (1989) Georgia Mineral Locality Index. Rocks and Minerals: 64(3): 184-208.
Allard, G.O. (1999) Graves Mountain, Slate Belt, Georgia geology. in: Graves Mountain and Magruder Mine, Wilkes and Lincoln Counties, Georgia. Southeastern Geological Society Guidebook 38: 11-16. [segs.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/SEGS-Guidebook-38.pdf]
Gray, Julian C., and Schroeder, Paul A. (2003) Mineralogy of Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia, in Elliott, W.C. (editor) Field Trip Guide for the 40th Annual Meeting of the Clay Mineral Society and Spring Meeting of the Mineralogical Society of America, Clay Mineral Society: 57-67.
Santamaria, Jose (2004) Mineral History of Graves Mountain. Matrix: 11(4): 233-244.

External Links



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.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 14, 2018 11:11:42 Page generated: October 28, 2018 04:27:31
Go to top of page