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Cherokee Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Andrews1,752 (2017)
Murphy1,615 (2017)
Marble321 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
comté de Cherokee, Caroline du Nord, États-Unis
German:
Cherokee County, North Carolina, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Cherokee, Carolina del Nord, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Чероки, Северная Каролина, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
切羅基縣, 北卡罗来纳州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Cherokee, Carolina del Norte, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Cherokee County, North Carolina, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة تشيروكي, كارولاينا الشمالية, الولايات المتحدة
Basque:
Cherokee konderria, Ipar Carolina
Bavarian:
Cherokee County, North Carolina, Vaoanigte Stootn
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
চেরুকী কাউন্টি, নর্থ ক্যারোলাইনা, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Чероки, Северна Каролина, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Cherokee County, North Carolina
Danish:
Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA
Dutch:
Cherokee County, North Carolina, Verenigde Staten
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان چروکی، کارولینای شمالی, کارولینای شمالی, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Hebrew:
מחוז צ'רוקי, קרוליינה הצפונית, ארצות הברית
Hungarian:
Cherokee megye, Észak-Karolina, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Irish Gaelic:
Contae Cherokee, Carolina Thuaidh, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Japanese:
チェロキー郡, ノースカロライナ州, アメリカ合衆国
Low Saxon/Low German:
Cherokee County, Noord-Carolina, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Cherokee Gông, North Carolina
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Cherokee Kūn
Norwegian:
Cherokee County, Nord-Carolina, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Cherokee, Karolina Północna, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Cherokee, Carolina do Norte, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Cherokee, Carolina de Nord, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Cherokee, Carolina de Nord, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Serbian:
Округ Чероки, Северна Каролина, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Cherokee County, Sjeverna Karolina, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA
Traditional Chinese:
切羅基縣, 北卡羅萊納州, 美國
Turkish:
Cherokee, Kuzey Karolina, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Черокі, Північна Кароліна, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
چروکی کاؤنٹی، شمالی کیرولائنا, شمالی کیرولائنا, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Cherokee, North Carolina, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Cherokee, North Carolina, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
چیروکی کاؤنٹی، اتلا کیرولینا, نارتھ کیرولائنا, امریکہ


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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Kish,S.A.,(1974) The Structural and Metamorphic History of the Northern Terminus of the Murphy Belt:M.S Thesis,Florida State University,Tallahassee,131p.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Excalibur Mineral Co. specimen
'Austenite'
Formula: (Fe,C)
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: J.Robert Butler,1984,Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies,NCGS
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carlsbergite
Formula: CrN
Reference: H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Genth,Frederick Augustus.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Smithsonian Institution Mineral Reference Collection No. 18159-00
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: A.M Blount,Douglas Williams,Janice Jenkins,and Ben Warner,1983,Expandable layer silicates associated with hydrothermal talc deposits of Murphy,North Carolina,Economic Geology;May 1983;Vol.78;No.3;pg.486-497
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Corrensite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Reference: A.M Blount,Douglas Williams,Janice Jenkins,and Ben Warner,1983,Expandable layer silicates associated with hydrothermal talc deposits of Murphy,North Carolina,Economic Geology;May 1983;Vol.78;No.3;pg.486-497
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Buchwald, Vagn,F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Galena
Formula: PbS
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(Mas/Mils)CD-Rom,Sep,1995
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Dana 6: 1075.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: USGS Bull 735
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1980) 75:1010-1021
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Kish,S.A.,(1974) The Structural and Metamorphic History of the Northern Terminus of the Murphy Belt:M.S Thesis,Florida State University,Tallahassee,131p.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(Mas/Mils)CD-Rom,Sep,1995
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Kish,S.A.,(1974) The Structural and Metamorphic History of the Northern Terminus of the Murphy Belt:M.S Thesis,Florida State University,Tallahassee,131p.
Niter
Formula: KNO3
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Zeitner,J.C,1968,Appalachian Mineral and Gem Trails
Ottrélite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974) Gems and Minerals of America pg.452
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Plessite'
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite ?
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C,1881,Mineral and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: www.john betts.com
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Econ Geol (1980) 75:1010-1021
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974) Gems and Minerals of America pg.452
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974) Gems and Minerals of America pg.452
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals OF North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Econ Geol (1980) 75:1010-1021
'Scapolite'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Rocks & Min.:60:88.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Locality: Murphy, Cherokee Co., North Carolina, USA - erroneously reported
Description: Reported from argentiferous galena refined product
Reference: Ransom,Jay Ellis (1974) Gems and Minerals of America pg.452
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: A.M Blount,Douglas Williams,Janice Jenkins,and Ben Warner,1983,Expandable layer silicates associated with hydrothermal talc deposits of Murphy,North Carolina,Economic Geology;May 1983;Vol.78;No.3;pg.486-497
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: A.M Blount,Douglas Williams,Janice Jenkins,and Ben Warner,1983,Expandable layer silicates associated with hydrothermal talc deposits of Murphy,North Carolina,Economic Geology;May 1983;Vol.78;No.3;pg.486-497

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Carlsbergite1.BC.15CrN
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver ?1.AA.05Ag
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 3 - Halides
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite ?4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Niter5.NA.10KNO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chloritoid9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Corrensite9.EC.60(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Ottrélite9.AF.85(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Austenite'-(Fe,C)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Plessite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Carlsbergite1.1.20.1CrN
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Silver ?1.1.1.2Ag
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Pyrolusite ?4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Niter18.1.2.1KNO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Ottrélite52.3.3.3(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(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
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(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
Corrensite71.4.2.5(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
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
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Austenite'-(Fe,C)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Iron-Fe
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Petrified Wood'-
'Plessite'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Scapolite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C GraphiteC
C Austenite(Fe,C)
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
NNitrogen
N NiterKNO3
N CarlsbergiteCrN
OOxygen
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O NiterKNO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CerussitePbCO3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CorundumAl2O3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S TroiliteFeS
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
KPotassium
K NiterKNO3
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr CarlsbergiteCrN
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
MnManganese
Mn Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Austenite(Fe,C)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
AgSilver
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

References

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Genth, Frederick Augustus (1891), The Minerals Of North Carolinam, USGS Bulletin 74.
Kish,S.A. (1974) The Structural and Metamorphic History of the Northern Terminus of the Murphy Belt: M.S Thesis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 131p.
Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974), Gems and Minerals of America.
Butler, J.Robert (1984), Map showing Paleozoic Metamorphic Facies, North Carolina Geological Survey.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_County,_North_Carolina
Wikidata ID:Q484664
GeoNames ID:4460366

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