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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Tourmaline' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
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 Tourmaline 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 Tourmaline
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
10.9km (6.8 miles) Fulenwider Ore Bank Mine, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) All Healing Springs Northern Barite Prospect, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
12.7km (7.9 miles) All Healing Springs Southern Barite Prospect, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Crowders Mountain State Park, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
14.2km (8.8 miles) Lawton Barite Property Northern workings, Lawson Barite property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
14.6km (9.1 miles) Lawton Barite property Mid-Southern workings, Lawson Barite property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
14.8km (9.2 miles) Lawton Barite Property Southern workings, Lawson Barite property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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