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Alberene Soapstone Quarry, Alberene, Albemarle Co., Virginia, USAi
Regional Level Types
Alberene Soapstone QuarryQuarry
Alberene- not defined -
Albemarle Co.County
VirginiaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 53' 10'' North , 78° 37' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Esmont528 (2011)6.2km
Schuyler298 (2011)12.6km
Scottsville603 (2017)14.4km
Ivy905 (2011)19.0km
Charlottesville46,597 (2017)20.1km


A talc quarry. Metapyroxenite dikes, which have been hydrothermally
altered

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10
'Asbestos'
Reference: James L. Calver (1962) Geology and Mineral Resources of Albermarle County. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 77.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: James L. Calver (1962) Geology and Mineral Resources of Albermarle County. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 77.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich; Smith, J. W. (1961) Talc, Soapstone, and related stone deposits of Virginia. Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources 7:1-7 ; James L. Calver (1962) Geology and Mineral Resources of Albermarle County. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 77.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570; D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570; D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich; D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570; D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich; D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich; Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570; Smith, J. W. (1961) Talc, Soapstone, and related stone deposits of Virginia. Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources 7:1-7 ; James L. Calver (1962) Geology and Mineral Resources of Albermarle County. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 77. ; D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Smith, J. W. (1961) Talc, Soapstone, and related stone deposits of Virginia. Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources 7:1-7
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: James L. Calver (1962) Geology and Mineral Resources of Albermarle County. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 77.
'Soapstone'
Reference: Virginia Minerals (1998) vol32 no.3; Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570; Smith, J. W. (1961) Talc, Soapstone, and related stone deposits of Virginia. Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources 7:1-7 ; James L. Calver (1962) Geology and Mineral Resources of Albermarle County. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 77.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: D. Allen Penick, Jr. (1987) Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Virginia Minerals:Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. 33-1:1-10

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Soapstone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Asbestos'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Soapstone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Smith, J. W. (1961) Talc, Soapstone, and related stone deposits of Virginia. Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources 7:1-7

USGS MRDS Record:10288394
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