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Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 37° North , 78° West (est.)
Neighbouring regions:


Known for trap rock quarries providing crushed stone for construction.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Actinolite

Aikinite

Albite

'Allanite Group'

Amphibole Supergroup

var: Byssolite

'Ancylite'

Andradite

Anhydrite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

'Asbestos'

'var: Mountain Leather'

Augite

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Babingtonite

Baryte

Bornite

Calcite

'Chabazite'

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorapatite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Clinochlore

var: Colerainite

var: Diabantite

Clinozoisite

Cordierite

Cuprite

Datolite

Diopside

Dolomite

Epidote

Epistilbite

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gold

Goosecreekite (TL)

Greenockite

Grossular

Gyrolite

Harmotome

Hematite

var: Specularite

'Heulandite'

'Hornblende'

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Ilmenite

Kainosite-(Y)

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Laumontite

'Limonite'

Loudounite (TL)

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Molybdenite

Mordenite

Natrolite

'Ochre'

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Pectolite

Pigeonite

Prehnite

Pseudomalachite

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Jasper

var: Moss Agate

var: Prase

Riebeckite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Silver

Sphalerite

'Stilbite'

Stilpnomelane

Talc

Thaumasite

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Titanite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Vesuvianite

Wollastonite

Wurtzite

Xenotime-(Y)

Xonotlite

'Zeolite Group'

Zircon


72 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

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Meier, B. M. and Kearns, Lance E., 2011, Chemical Characterization of Northern Virginia Apophyllite, (K, Na)Ca4Si8)20(OH, F).8H2O, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 25-27.

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