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Ellis Mine, Alexander Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ellis MineMine
Alexander Co.County
North CarolinaState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 54' 49'' North , 81° 5' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hiddenite536 (2017)1.3km
Taylorsville2,078 (2017)7.0km
Stony Point1,317 (2017)7.3km
Bethlehem4,214 (2017)21.1km
Moravian Falls1,901 (2017)21.7km


NOT ON MSHA UPDATE 1981
Commodities (Major) - Gemstone - Emerald
Development Status: Past Producer

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(Mas/Mils)CD-Rom,Sep,1995
Beryl var:
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System (Mars/Mils)CD-Rom,Sep,1995
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: Most Limonite that is reported is Goethite.
Reference: Dragon Minerals
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Mineralogical Record 32(2) 129-140
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Record 32(2) 129-140
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record 32(2) 129-140
Quartz var:
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(Mas/Mils)Cd-Rom,Sep,1995
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(Mas/Mils)CD-Rom,Sep,1995
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Bruce Wayne Osborne Collection
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Record 32(2) 129-140
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Mineralogical Record 32(2) 129-140

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
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)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O RutileTiO2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

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