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Buck Creek, Clay Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 1' 50'' North , 83° 34' 46'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Creek
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A 1.5 by 0.75 mile mass of altered dunite.

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36 valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: American Mineralogist 27:233
Actinolite var: Smaragdite
Formula: Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
Description: Work done by Excalbur Mineral Corp, using XRD and EDS support this is an amphibole of the iron-deficient chloro-potassicpargasite group. Catalog No. 21201 listing.
Reference: Kunz,1892: Gems & Precious Stones of N. America, p.150.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Streeter,Michael.,2003,A Rockhounding Guide To North Carolinas Blue Ridge Mountains
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Lang, 2001
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/antigorite.pdf
'Apatite'
Reference: Hadley,Jarvis B.,(1945) Preliminary Report On corundum Deposits In The Buck Creek Peridotite, Clay County, North Carolina:U.S Department of the Interior,Bulletion 948-E
'Asbestos'
Reference: Keith,Arthur (1907) Description Of The Natahala Quadrangle (North Carolina-Tennessee) USGS,Folio 143
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office, North Carolina Geological Survey
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office, North Carolina Geological Survey
'Chabazite'
Reference: Ch. Robert, Bull. Minéral., 1988, 111, pp. 671-677, France.
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
'Chrysolite'
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorescence: Fluorescence in LW - pink
Reference: Barmarin, Gerald (2009-2010) Complete List of Luminescent Minerals
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Keith,Arthur (1907) Description Of The Natahala Quadrangle (North Carolina-Tennessee) USGS,Folio 143
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Lang, 2001
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Hadley,Jarvis B.,(1945) Preliminary Report On Corundum Deposits In The Buck Creek Peridotite, Clay County, North Carolina:U.s Department of the Interior, Bulletion 948-E
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Dewitt,Andrew,Dueben Bob,Peterson Ginny and Ryan,Jeff (2008) Testing The Chemical Fingerprint Of Amphibolites From The Central Blue Ridge Cartoogechaye and Mars Hill Terranes N.C Blue Ridge
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: HUNTER, C.E., 1941, FORSTERITE OLIVINE DEPOSITS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA: NORTH CAROLINA DIV. MINERAL RESOURCES BULL. 41. 117 P.
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: un2sg4.unige.ch/athena/cgi-bin/minfich?s=Wellsite
'Hornblende'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Keith,Arthur (1907) Description Of The Natahala Quadrangle ( North Carolina-Tennessee) USGS,Folio 143
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Nathan Clay Collins (2011) Geochemical Systematics Among Amphibolitic Rocks in the Central Blue Ridge Province of southwestern North Carolina:University of South Florida
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: American Mineralogist 27:233
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: American Mineralogist 27:233
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Richard James Jacquot,Jr.2003,Rock,Gem,and Mineral Collecting Sites in Western North Carolina,pg # 20 and 94
'Phillipsite'
Description: Named after Professor H.L Wells of Yale University.
Reference: Pratt,Joseph Hyde, and Foote,H.W.,1897,On Wellsite ,A New Mineral(Clay County,North Carolina,American Journal Of Science,Series 4,Vol 3.June 1897,P.443-448
'Phillipsite var: Wellsite' (FRL)
Formula: (K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Description: Named after Professor H.L Wells of Yale University.
Reference: Pratt,Joseph Hyde, and Foote,H.W.,1897,On Wellsite ,A New Mineral(Clay County,North Carolina,American Journal Of Science,Series 4,Vol 3.June 1897,P.443-448
Phillipsite-Ca
Formula: (Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Reference: European Journal of Mineralogy,1990,Vol #2, pg 827-839
Preiswerkite
Formula: NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Description: synonym:willcoxite
Reference: Genth,F.A,1891,The Minerals of North Carolina,pg.68 and 94
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dana 6:515,637 & 1075.
'Scapolite'
Reference: University of South Florida
Sepiolite ?
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Hadley, Jarvis B.,(1945) Preliminary report On Corundum Deposit In The Buck Creek Peridotite, Clay County, North Carolina: U.S Department of the Interior:Bulletion 948-E
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Serpentine Subgroup var: Picrolite'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina-W.F. Wilson and B.J. Mc Kenzie-1980
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Dewitt,Andrew,Dueben Bob,Peterson Ginny and Ryan,Jeff (2008) Testing The Chemical Fingerprint Of Amphibolites From The Central Blue Ridge Cartoogechaye and Mars Hill Terranes N.C Blue Ridge
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tschermakite
Formula: ☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Lang, 2001
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
var: Smaragdite9.DE.10Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Edenite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
'Labradorite'9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Margarite9.EC.30CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Phillipsite-Ca9.GC.10(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Preiswerkite9.EC.20NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sepiolite ?9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tschermakite9.DE.10☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Asbestos'-
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysolite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Phillipsite'-
'var: Wellsite' (TL)-(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Picrolite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
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)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Edenite66.1.3a.10{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Margarite71.2.2c.1CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Preiswerkite71.2.2b.15NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite ?74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
var: Smaragdite-Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
Albite
var: Andesine
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
'Asbestos'-
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Chabazite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrysolite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Labradorite'-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Magnesio-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Phillipsite'-
'var: Wellsite' (FRL)-(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
Phillipsite-Ca-(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
'Scapolite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Picrolite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tschermakite-☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Phillipsite (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
H Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Actinolite (var: Smaragdite)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
H Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O Phillipsite (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
O Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O CorundumAl2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Actinolite (var: Smaragdite)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Na PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Na Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Na Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Actinolite (var: Smaragdite)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al Phillipsite (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
Al Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Phillipsite (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
Si Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Actinolite (var: Smaragdite)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
KPotassium
K Phillipsite (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
K Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Phillipsite (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite (var: Smaragdite)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Actinolite (var: Smaragdite)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Actinolite (var: Smaragdite)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Cr)5Si8O22(OH)2
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Picrolite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BaBarium
Ba Phillipsite (var: Wellsite)(K,Ba,Ca,K2)Al2Si6O16 · 6H2O
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ba Phillipsite-Ca(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O

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Keith, Arthur (1907), Description Of The Natahala Quadrangle (North Carolina-Tennessee), USGS Folio No. 143.
American Mineralogist (1942): 27: 233.
Hadley, Jarvis B.,(1945) Preliminary report On Corundum Deposit In The Buck Creek Peridotite, Clay County, North Carolina: U.S Department of the Interior, Bulletion 948.
Wilson, W.F. and B.J. Mc Kenzie (1980), Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina.
Lang (2001).
Streeter, Michael (2003), A Rockhounding Guide To North Carolinas Blue Ridge Mountains.
Dewitt, Andrew, Dueben, Bob, Peterson, Ginny and Ryan, Jeff (2008), Testing the Chemical Fingerprint of Amphibolites from the Central Blue Ridge Cartoogechaye and Mars Hill Terranes, North Carolina Blue Ridge.
Collins, Nathan Clay (2011), Geochemical Systematics Among Amphibolitic Rocks in the Central Blue Ridge Province of southwestern North Carolina, University of South Florida.

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