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Tourmaline from
Bessemer City Quarry, Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:'Tourmaline' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Forsyth Gem and Mineral Club
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Siderite1 photo of Tourmaline associated with Siderite at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Tourmaline associated with Albite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tourmaline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bessemer City Quarry, Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Tourmaline
0.4km (0.2 miles) Claude Beam Prospect, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
2.9km (1.8 miles) Huskins Mine, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
3.0km (1.9 miles) Big Bess Mine (M. S. Bess Mine; M. M. Carpenter Mine), Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
11.0km (6.8 miles) Fulenwider Ore Bank Mine, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
12.2km (7.6 miles) All Healing Springs Northern Barite Prospect, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
12.3km (7.6 miles) All Healing Springs Southern Barite Prospect, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
13.1km (8.1 miles) Crowders Mountain State Park, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Lawton Barite Property Northern workings, Lawson Barite property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
14.3km (8.9 miles) Lawton Barite property Mid-Southern workings, Lawson Barite property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
14.6km (9.1 miles) Lawton Barite Property Southern workings, Lawson Barite property, Kings Mountain Mining District, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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