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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Biotite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)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 Biotite 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 Biotite
1.3km (0.8 miles) E. R. Self Mine (Old Neale Mine), Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Huffman Bean Mine, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
8.3km (5.1 miles) LCA Mine (Lithium Corporation of America Mine), Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
12.8km (7.9 miles) Mauney Carpenter Mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
13.5km (8.4 miles) Rice Mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
14.0km (8.7 miles) Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
14.5km (9.0 miles) Fraser-English Prospect, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) Fallston Prospect, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) Beam Prospect, Lincoln Co., North Carolina, USA
16.0km (9.9 miles) Moss Kaolin and Mica Mine, Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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