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Opal-AN from
Chalk Mountain Mine, Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula:SiO2 · nH2O
Comments:Hyalite is plentiful and fluoresces bright green Can have 3000 ppm uranium.( Applied Optics V.20 no.8 pg.1279-1296.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Streeter.Michael.,2003,A Rockhounding Guide to North Carolinas Blue Ridge Mountains.pg#84-85
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Autunite1 photo of Opal-AN associated with Autunite at this locality.
Uranophane1 photo of Opal-AN associated with Uranophane at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Opal-AN data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chalk Mountain Mine, Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Opal-AN
3.7km (2.3 miles) A Deer Park No. 2 Mine, Penland, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) B Deer Park Mine, Penland, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) C Southers Branch Mine (Sullins Branch Mine), Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) D McKinney Mine (Power Mill Creek Mine), Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) E Pine Mountain (Pine Mountain Mine), Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
5.5km (3.4 miles) F Carolina Mineral Company No. 20 Mine (Old 20 Mine), Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) G Grassy Creek Mine, Grassy Creek, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) H Glenn Mine, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
7.6km (4.7 miles) I Hollifield Mine, Little Switzerland, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
7.9km (4.9 miles) J Fanny Gouge Mine (Spruce Pine Mica Company No. 10 Mine), Micaville, Celo, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
8.6km (5.3 miles) K Huskins Mine, Seven Mile Ridge, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
12.0km (7.5 miles) L W. C. Burleson Mica Mine (Joe Stevenson Mine), Hawk-Bakersville, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
15.4km (9.5 miles) M Carter Buchanan Mica Mine, Hawk-Bakersville, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
15.7km (9.8 miles) N Ray Mica Mine (Wray Mine), Hurricane Mountain, Burnsville, Spruce Pine District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
15.8km (9.8 miles) O Lick Ridge Mine, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
37.6km (23.3 miles) P Carter Mine, Mars Hill, Madison Co., North Carolina, USA
142.6km (88.6 miles) Q Laurel Creek complex, Rabun Co., Georgia, USA
148.2km (92.1 miles) R Concord, Cabarrus Co., North Carolina, USA
177.9km (110.5 miles) S Elf, Clay Co., North Carolina, USA
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