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Silver Hill Mine, Silver Hill, Cid District, Carolina Slate Belt, Davidson Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 42' 22'' North , 80° 12' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.70620,-80.20007
GeoHash:G#: dnqgph05d
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Southmont1,470 (2017)7.4km
Denton1,657 (2017)11.1km
Washington Park439 (2017)12.1km
Lexington19,326 (2017)14.0km
Tyro3,879 (2017)19.3km


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45 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C.,1881,Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Rocks and Minerals - 3/1/1999
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Habit: forms in the most ancient slags as tiny radiating crystals
Reference: Michael Lambert II visual I.D
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Cerussite var: Argentiferous Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Genth,F.A.,and Kerr,W.C.,(1885)Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Genth,F.A.,and Kerr,W.C.,(1885)Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nitze,Henry B.C and Wilkens,H.A.J.,(1897)Gold Mining In North Carolina;NCGS Bulletion No.10
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Description: Rare constituent of volcanogenic massive sulfide ores
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 75:6, p. 404
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Elyite ?
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Jason B. Smith visual I.D
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Gold
Formula: Au
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Genth,Frederick Augustus.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74,pp.81
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Genth,F.A.,and Kerr,W.C.,(1885) Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Description: Found as altered product on waste dumps
Reference: The Adams Collection ( Steve and Laurie Adams)
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Pogue,Joseph E.Jr (1910)The Cid District Davidson County,North Carolina :NCGS Bulletion 22
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: J.E.Pogue,Jr, 1910, The Cid Mining District of Davidison County,NC Geological Survey Bulletion 22,144 pg
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Description: Found on Pyromorphite.
Reference: Smithsonian Institution Mineral Reference Collection No. M10652-00
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Dana 6: 40, 320.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Genth,F.A., and Kerr,W.C.,(1885)Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Reference: Genth,F.A,1891,Minerals of North Carolina
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Genth,F.A.,and Kerr,W.C.,(1885) Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Wilson,W.F and McKenzie,B.J,1978,Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina,Information Circular 24
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Description: Old name was Melaconite
Reference: Genth,F.A.,and Kerr,W.C.,(1885) Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Dana 7:I:163.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Wad'
Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Dana 6:843.
Wulfenite ?
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Jason B. Smith visual I.D
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(Mas/Mils)CD-Rom,Sep,1995

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Romanèchite4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
var: Argentiferous Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Elyite ?7.DF.65Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Goslarite7.CB.40ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Stolzite7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Wulfenite ?7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Wad'-

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
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 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Goslarite29.6.11.2ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Elyite ?30.1.2.1Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Stolzite48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Wulfenite ?48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
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)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(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 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · 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
Cerussite
var: Argentiferous Cerussite
-PbCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
-SiO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
CCarbon
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C Cerussite (var: Argentiferous Cerussite)PbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Cerussite (var: Argentiferous Cerussite)PbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CupriteCu2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O TenoriteCuO
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O StolzitePb(WO4)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcociteCu2S
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
FeIron
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn GoslariteZnSO4 · 7H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
BaBarium
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W StolzitePb(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb Cerussite (var: Argentiferous Cerussite)PbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BiBismuth
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S

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.

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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2959292
Cid Formation; Metamudstone and Meta-Argillite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cid Formation

Description: (Southwest of Asheboro) Thin to thick bedded; bedding plane and axial-planar cleavage common; interbedded with metasandstone, metaconglomerate, and metavolcanic rock.

Comments: Unit descriptions are the same for CAZmd and CAZmd1 thru 3; differentiated only by formation names. Original map source: The North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Land Resources, NC Geological Survey, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, 1998 (updated 2007), Geology - North Carolina (1:250,000)

Lithology: Major:{slate,argillite}, Minor:{metasandstone,metaconglomerate,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]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3184289
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Carolina Slate Belt

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcanic rocks

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

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Genth, F.A and Kerr, W.C. (1881),Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina, North Carolina Geologic Survey.
Genth, F.A. and Kerr, W.C. (1885), Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina.
Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 843.
Nitze, Henry B.C. and Wilkens, H.A.J. (1897), Gold Mining In North Carolina, North Carolina Geologic Survey Bulletin No. 10.
Pogue, Jr., J.E. (1910), The Cid Mining District of Davidison County, North Carolina, North Carolina Geological Survey, Bulletin 22, 144 pp.
PARDEE, J. T. & PARK, JR., C. F. (1948), USGS PROF PAPER 213 {Deposit:: PP. 72-73.}.
Ransom, Jay Ellis (1974), Gems and Minerals of America.
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : North Carolina Geologic Survey, North Carolina Mineral Resources Sec. Bulletin 84, 166 pp.: 50-52.
LUTTRELL, G.W. (1978), USGS OPEN-FILE REPORT 78-152; INDORF, C. 1981.
Wilson, W.F. and McKenzie, B.J. (1978), Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina, Information Circular 24.
Rocks & Minerals (1999): (3/1/1999).
Rocks & Minerals (2000): 75(6): 404.
U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(Mas/Mils) (1995), CD-Rom (September, 1995).
Smithsonian Institution Mineral Reference Collection No. M10652-00 (mimetite).
USGS Prof Paper 610, "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States."

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