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

References

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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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