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Adams Hiddenite and Emerald Mine (Alexander prospect; Abernathy prospect; Hiddenite Mine; Warren Mine; Turner Mine), Alexander Co., North Carolina, USAi
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Adams Hiddenite and Emerald Mine (Alexander prospect; Abernathy prospect; Hiddenite Mine; Warren Mine; Turner Mine)Mine
Alexander Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 54' 9'' North , 81° 6' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hiddenite536 (2017)1.1km
Stony Point1,317 (2017)6.6km
Taylorsville2,078 (2017)7.0km
Bethlehem4,214 (2017)20.3km
Claremont1,365 (2017)21.2km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: John B.Mertie,Jr (1959) Quartz Crystal Deposits of Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina:Geological Survery Bulletin 1072-D
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Van King
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005; Mineralogical Record (2002) 33:263
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: John B.Mertie,Jr (1959) Quartz Crystal Deposits of Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina:Geological Survery Bulletin 1072-D
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Van King
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: John B.Mertie,Jr (1959) Quartz Crystal Deposits of Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina:Geological Survery Bulletin 1072-D
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2002) 33:263
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005; Mineralogical Record (2002) 33:263
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2002) 33:263
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2002) 33:263
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: John B.Mertie,Jr (1959) Quartz Crystal Deposits of Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina:Geological Survery Bulletin 1072-D
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
Spodumene var: Hiddenite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: USGS , Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data, 2005

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
var: Hiddenite9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
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
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Quartz
var: Citrine
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Spodumene
var: Hiddenite
-LiAlSi2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
LiLithium
Li Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O SideriteFeCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Spodumene (var: Hiddenite)LiAlSi2O6
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

References

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Griffitts, W. R. & Olson, J. C. (1953), Mica Deposits of the Southeastern Piedmont, Part 5: Shelby-Hickory District North Carolina, USGS Professional Paper 248-D: 221-226.
Mertie, Jr., John B. (1959), Quartz Crystal Deposits of Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina, USGS Bulletin 1072-D.
Mineralogical Record (2002): 33: 263.

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