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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
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 Pyrite 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 Pyrite
3.0km (1.9 miles) Bessemer City Quarry, Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
8.3km (5.1 miles) LCA Mine (Lithium Corporation of America Mine), Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
10.1km (6.3 miles) Ferguson Iron Mine, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
12.2km (7.6 miles) Kings Mountain Crushed Rock Quarry, Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
12.6km (7.8 miles) Unnamed Limestone Prospect Fl-034 (MRDS - 10078183), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) Unnamed Limestone Quarry Fl-035 (MRDS - 10078184), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
13.2km (8.2 miles) Crowders Mountain Kyanite prospects, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Crowders Mountain State Park, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
13.5km (8.4 miles) Yellow Ridge Ore Bank Mine, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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