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Sphalerite from
Bee Mountain Mine, Bee Mountain, Caldwell Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Mine
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Nitze,H.B.C.,and Wilkens,H.A.J.,1897,Gold Mining in North Carolina and Adacent South Appalachian Regions:North Carolina Geological Survey.,Bulletion No.10
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bee Mountain Mine, Bee Mountain, Caldwell Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
28.8km (17.9 miles) Unnamed Zn prospect, Linville Falls, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA
34.6km (21.5 miles) North Cove Prospect, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA
36.5km (22.7 miles) Martin Marietta Quarry (11th Avenue Quarry), Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolina, USA
37.3km (23.2 miles) Carolina Queen Mine, South Mountain Mining District, Burke Co., North Carolina, USA
40.2km (25.0 miles) Cranberry Mine, Cranberry Magnetite Mining District, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
40.3km (25.0 miles) McKinney Mine (Power Mill Creek Mine), Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine Mining District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
46.9km (29.2 miles) Elk Knob Mine, Watauga Co., North Carolina, USA
47.9km (29.8 miles) Glenn Mine, Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine Mining District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
48.2km (29.9 miles) Rist Mine (North America Emerald Mine; American Gems Mine; LKA International Emerald Mine), Hiddenite, Alexander Co., North Carolina, USA
51.1km (31.7 miles) Vein Mountain Mine, McDowell Co., North Carolina, USA
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