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Tourmaline from
Canal Tunnel Hematite Magnetite Prospect (Part of Prospecting In Riverville Mines System; Pl; 2 No. 144.; Known As Canal Tunnel; Riverville Hematite Mine Espenshade 1954), James River-Roanoke River Mn-Fe-Ba Mining District, Amherst Co., Virginia, USA

Locality type:Prospect
Classification
Species:'Tourmaline' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tourmaline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Canal Tunnel Hematite Magnetite Prospect (Part of Prospecting In Riverville Mines System; Pl; 2 No. 144.; Known As Canal Tunnel; Riverville Hematite Mine Espenshade 1954), James River-Roanoke River Mn-Fe-Ba Mining District, Amherst Co., Virginia, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tourmaline
19.6km (12.2 miles) Boxley Quarry (Mt. Athos Quarry), Campbell Co., Virginia, USA
38.3km (23.8 miles) Buckingham Mines (Wiseman Mines; incl. Eldridge's Mine; Hesse's Mine), Gold-Pyrite Belt, Buckingham Co., Virginia, USA
38.5km (23.9 miles) London and Virginia Mine (Eldridge Mine; Project-15-148), Gold-Pyrite Belt, Buckingham Co., Virginia, USA
38.9km (24.2 miles) Willis Mountain Mine, Sprouses Corner, Farmville Mining District, Buckingham Co., Virginia, USA
52.0km (32.3 miles) Arvonia Quarry (Arvonia-Buckingham Slate Company Inc.), Buckingham Co., Virginia, USA
57.7km (35.9 miles) Cundiff Barite Prospect, James River-Roanoke River Mn-Fe-Ba Mining District, Campbell Co., Virginia, USA
63.0km (39.1 miles) Snead Mine, Gold-Pyrite Belt, Fluvanna Co., Virginia, USA
79.3km (49.3 miles) Hutter Mine (Herter Magnetite Mine), James River-Roanoke River Mn-Fe-Ba Mining District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, USA
82.4km (51.2 miles) Moss Mine, Tabscott, Gold-Pyrite Belt, Goochland Co., Virginia, USA
82.9km (51.5 miles) Rutherford No. 3 pegmatite (Rutherford No. 2 pegmatite; Rutherford Mines; Rutherford No. 1 pegmatite), Amelia (Amelia Court House), Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
 
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