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Muscovite from
Big Bess Mine (M. S. Bess Mine; M. M. Carpenter Mine), Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Muscovite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wilson,W.F and McKenzie, B.J , 1978, Mineral Collecting Sites In North Carolina, Information Circular 24
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Big Bess Mine (M. S. Bess Mine; M. M. Carpenter Mine), Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Muscovite
1.3km (0.8 miles) E. R. Self Mine (Old Neale Mine), Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) S. E. Peeler Prospect, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Huffman Bean Mine, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) Huskins Mine, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Claude Beam Prospect, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
3.0km (1.9 miles) Bessemer City Quarry, Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
3.1km (1.9 miles) Bessemer City operations (Hallman Mine; Hallman-Beam Mine; Bessemer operations; Lithium Mine), Bessemer City, Carolina Tin-Spodumene Belt, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) J. L. Foster Prospect, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
6.4km (4.0 miles) Sweezy Mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
6.5km (4.0 miles) Sherrill Prospect, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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