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Morefield Mine (Morefield pegmatite), Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA

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Mine owner Sam Dunaway with pegmatite

Morefield Mine, Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
Face of vertical pegmatite before diabase dike

Morefield Mine, Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
Mine owner Sam Dunaway with pegmatite

Morefield Mine, Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
Face of vertical pegmatite before diabase dike

Morefield Mine, Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
 

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
Muscovite (var: Leverrierite)
Opal (var: Opal-AN)
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Thorogummite
Gearksutite
Hydrokenoralstonite
Pachnolite
Prosopite
Thomsenolite
Microlite Group
Opal
Sussexite
Bermanite
Brockite
Fluellite
Goyazite
Phosphophyllite
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Serrabrancaite
Strengite
Triplite
Allanite-(Ce)
Bertrandite
Euclase
Ferro-hornblende
Kaolinite
Masutomilite
Muscovite
Phlogopite
Schorl
Lindbergite
Weddellite
LiLithium
Masutomilite
Spodumene
BeBeryllium
Beryl (var: Aquamarine)
Beryl (var: Goshenite)
Chrysoberyl
Bertrandite
Beryl
Euclase
Helvine
Phenakite
BBoron
Tourmaline
Sussexite
Schorl
CCarbon
Bismutite
Calcite
Cerussite
Lindbergite
Weddellite
OOxygen
Microcline (var: Amazonite)
Apatite
Beryl (var: Aquamarine)
Albite (var: Cleavelandite)
Beryl (var: Goshenite)
Muscovite (var: Leverrierite)
Monazite
Opal (var: Opal-AN)
Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)
Thorogummite
Tourmaline
Gearksutite
Hydrokenoralstonite
Pachnolite
Prosopite
Thomsenolite
Cassiterite
Chrysoberyl
Columbite-(Fe)
Euxenite-(Y)
Hollandite
Ilmenite
Microlite Group
Opal
Pyrolusite
Quartz
Rutile
Samarskite-(Y)
Tantalite-(Mn)
Uraninite
Bismutite
Calcite
Cerussite
Sussexite
Bermanite
Brockite
Fluellite
Fluorapatite
Goyazite
Phosphophyllite
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Pyromorphite
Serrabrancaite
Strengite
Triplite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Andradite
Anorthite
Bertrandite
Beryl
Euclase
Ferro-hornblende
Helvine
Kaolinite
Labradorite
Masutomilite
Microcline
Muscovite
Orthoclase
Phenakite
Phlogopite
Schorl
Spessartine
Spodumene
Titanite
Topaz
Zircon
Lindbergite
Weddellite
FFluorine
Fluorite (var: Chlorophane)
Chiolite
Cryolite
Elpasolite
Fluorite
Gearksutite
Hydrokenoralstonite
Pachnolite
Prosopite
Thomsenolite
Microlite Group
Fluellite
Fluorapatite
Triplite
Masutomilite
Topaz
NaSodium
Albite (var: Cleavelandite)
Chiolite
Cryolite
Elpasolite
Pachnolite
Thomsenolite
Microlite Group
Albite
Labradorite
Schorl
MgMagnesium
Phlogopite
AlAluminium
Microcline (var: Amazonite)
Beryl (var: Aquamarine)
Albite (var: Cleavelandite)
Beryl (var: Goshenite)
Muscovite (var: Leverrierite)
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Chiolite
Cryolite
Elpasolite
Gearksutite
Hydrokenoralstonite
Pachnolite
Prosopite
Thomsenolite
Chrysoberyl
Fluellite
Goyazite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Anorthite
Beryl
Euclase
Ferro-hornblende
Kaolinite
Labradorite
Masutomilite
Microcline
Muscovite
Orthoclase
Phlogopite
Schorl
Spessartine
Spodumene
Topaz
SiSilicon
Microcline (var: Amazonite)
Beryl (var: Aquamarine)
Albite (var: Cleavelandite)
Beryl (var: Goshenite)
Muscovite (var: Leverrierite)
Opal (var: Opal-AN)
Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)
Thorogummite
Opal
Quartz
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Andradite
Anorthite
Bertrandite
Beryl
Euclase
Ferro-hornblende
Helvine
Kaolinite
Labradorite
Masutomilite
Microcline
Muscovite
Orthoclase
Phenakite
Phlogopite
Schorl
Spessartine
Spodumene
Titanite
Topaz
Zircon
PPhosphorus
Apatite
Monazite
Bermanite
Brockite
Fluellite
Fluorapatite
Goyazite
Phosphophyllite
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Pyromorphite
Serrabrancaite
Strengite
Triplite
SSulfur
Chalcopyrite
Galena
Molybdenite
Pyrite
Helvine
ClChlorine
Pyromorphite
KPotassium
Microcline (var: Amazonite)
Muscovite (var: Leverrierite)
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Elpasolite
Phosphuranylite
Masutomilite
Microcline
Muscovite
Orthoclase
Phlogopite
CaCalcium
Apatite
Fluorite (var: Chlorophane)
Fluorite
Gearksutite
Pachnolite
Prosopite
Thomsenolite
Euxenite-(Y)
Microlite Group
Calcite
Brockite
Fluorapatite
Phosphuranylite
Allanite-(Ce)
Andradite
Anorthite
Ferro-hornblende
Labradorite
Titanite
Weddellite
TiTitanium
Euxenite-(Y)
Ilmenite
Rutile
Samarskite-(Y)
Titanite
MnManganese
Hollandite
Pyrolusite
Tantalite-(Mn)
Sussexite
Bermanite
Serrabrancaite
Triplite
Helvine
Masutomilite
Spessartine
Lindbergite
FeIron
Chalcopyrite
Pyrite
Columbite-(Fe)
Ilmenite
Samarskite-(Y)
Phosphophyllite
Phosphosiderite
Strengite
Triplite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Andradite
Ferro-hornblende
Schorl
CuCopper
Chalcopyrite
ZnZinc
Phosphophyllite
SrStrontium
Goyazite
YYttrium
Monazite
Euxenite-(Y)
Samarskite-(Y)
ZrZirconium
Zircon
NbNiobium
Columbite-(Fe)
Euxenite-(Y)
Samarskite-(Y)
MoMolybdenum
Molybdenite
SnTin
Cassiterite
BaBarium
Hollandite
LaLanthanum
Monazite
CeCerium
Monazite
Euxenite-(Y)
Samarskite-(Y)
Brockite
Allanite-(Ce)
NdNeodymium
Monazite
SmSamarium
Monazite
DyDysprosium
Monazite
TaTantalum
Euxenite-(Y)
Microlite Group
Samarskite-(Y)
Tantalite-(Mn)
PbLead
Lead
Galena
Cerussite
Pyromorphite
BiBismuth
Bismutite
ThThorium
Monazite
Thorogummite
Euxenite-(Y)
Brockite
UUranium
Thorogummite
Euxenite-(Y)
Samarskite-(Y)
Uraninite
Phosphuranylite

References

Rocks & Minerals (1933): 8: 143-144.

USGS Bulletin 248B (1952).

Brown, W.R. (1962) Mica and Feldspar Deposits of Virginia.

Penick, D. Allen, Jr. (1985): Virginia Mineral Locality Index. Rocks and Minerals: 60(4): 165.

Sweet, P.C. and Penick, D.A., Jr. (1986), Morefield Pegmatite Mine Reopens - Virginia's only Active Underground Gem Mine.

Kearns, Lance E. (1993), Minerals of the Morefield Pegmatite, Amelia County, Virginia. Rocks & Minerals: 68(4): 232-242.

Kearns, Lance E. (1995), Alumino-fluorides from the Morefield pegmatite, Amelia County, Virginia. Mineralogical Record: 26(6): 551-556.

O’Neill, K. A.; Nowak, B. A.; Johnson, C. B.; Kearns, L. E. (1996), Contributed Papers in Specimen Mineralogy: 22nd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Mineral Chemistry of Micas and Amazonite: The Morefield Pegmatite, Amelia, Virginia. Rocks & Minerals: 71(3): 198-199.

Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, Charlottesville, Virginia: 32(2).

Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Report 3, Charlottesville, Virginia: 59-60, 61-94.

Virginia Geologic Survey Bulletin 33.

Virginia Minerals, Vol. 46.

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