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Ferguson Mine, Kings Mountain Mining District, York Co., South Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ferguson MineMine
Kings Mountain Mining DistrictMining District
York Co.County
South CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 7' 14'' North , 81° 21' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Grover701 (2017)10.5km
Clover5,744 (2017)11.7km
White Plains1,041 (2006)13.2km
Kings Mountain10,760 (2017)13.9km
Blacksburg1,883 (2017)14.7km


REF:Analytical Data:: SRC.REF: MC CAULEY, 1966
Deposit:: KEITH, ARTHUR, 1931 , GAFFNEY - KINGS MOUNTAIN S. C. - N. C. FOLIO NO. 222 , USGS GEOL. ATLAS OF THE U. S., MINE TEXT P. 8 , SYMBOL LOCATES MINE ON MAP AT 1 : 62,500 , TEXT 13 P.
Deposit:: BUTLER, J ROBERT, 1966, SC DIV OF GEOL BULL 33, PP. 31-32.
Deposit:: MCCAULEY, CAMILLA K & BUTLER, J ROBERT, 1966, SC DIV OF GEOL
Deposit:: BULL 32, P. 65.
Deposit:: PARDEE, J T & PARK, JR., C F, 1943, USGS PROF PAPER 213, P.
Commodities (Major) - Gold
Deposit Type: Hydrmal Vein
Development Status: Unknown
Deposit Model: 273: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Host Rock: Gneiss

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Earle Sloan (1908) Mineral Localities of South Carolina :South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin No.2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Earle Sloan (1908) Mineral Localities of South Carolina :South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin No.2
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Earle Sloan (1908) Mineral Localities of South Carolina :South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin No.2
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Earle Sloan (1908) Mineral Localities of South Carolina :South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin No.2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Earle Sloan (1908) Mineral Localities of South Carolina :South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin No.2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Earle Sloan (1908) Mineral Localities of South Carolina :South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin No.2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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