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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Rutile
Formula:TiO2
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 Rutile 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 Rutile
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
8.3km (5.1 miles) Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
13.3km (8.3 miles) Crowders Mountain State Park, 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
14.5km (9.0 miles) The Pinnacle Kyanite Prospects, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
15.7km (9.7 miles) Shelton Kyanite Property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
17.6km (10.9 miles) Will Knox Sillimanite Property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
17.9km (11.1 miles) Shelby, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
19.0km (11.8 miles) Kings Mountain Mine (Catawba Mine), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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