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Pyrrhotite from
Alum Cave Bluff, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevier Co., Tennessee, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Pyrrhotite
Formula:Fe7S8
Description
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hammarstrom,Jane M.Seal II,Robert R.Meier,Allen L. and Jackson,John C. ( 2003)Weathering of Sulfidic Shale and Copper Mine Waste:Secondary Minerals and Metal Cycling in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, and North Carolina,USA,US Geological Survey, pg # 47; Flohr, M.J.K., Dillenburg, R.G., and Plumlee, G.S. (1995): Characterization of secondary minerals formed as the result of weathering of the Anakeesta Formation, Alum Cave, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee: USGS Open File Report #95-477, 24 p.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrrhotite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Alum Cave Bluff, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevier Co., Tennessee, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrrhotite
26.7km (16.6 miles) A Westfeldt Prospect (Kolb-Westfeldt; Westerveldt), Swain County Copper District (Fontana District), Swain Co., North Carolina, USA
27.8km (17.3 miles) B Hazel Creek Mine (Everett Mine; Adams Mine; Adams-Westfelt Property), Swain Co., North Carolina, USA
34.2km (21.3 miles) C Fontana Mine, Swain County Copper District (Fontana District), Swain Co., North Carolina, USA
39.0km (24.2 miles) D Redmond Mine (Redmond prospect), Waterville Lake, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA
39.9km (24.8 miles) E Bonanza Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
40.0km (24.8 miles) F Moss Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
41.0km (25.4 miles) G Raco Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
41.4km (25.7 miles) H Sheffield Corundum Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
42.3km (26.3 miles) I Engle Cope Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
42.6km (26.4 miles) J Sugarloaf Mountain Prospect, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
42.6km (26.5 miles) K Coward Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
42.6km (26.5 miles) L Kolb Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
43.0km (26.7 miles) M Whiting Prospect (Fax Creek Prospect), Fontana District, Graham Co., North Carolina, USA
43.4km (27.0 miles) N Long Branch Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
43.6km (27.1 miles) O Rocky Face Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
44.0km (27.3 miles) P Bowers Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
44.3km (27.6 miles) Q Hooper Branch Prospect, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
44.4km (27.6 miles) R John Long No. 2 Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
44.5km (27.6 miles) S Jasper Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
44.7km (27.8 miles) T Big East Fork Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
45.8km (28.4 miles) U Watauga Creek Prospect, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
46.0km (28.6 miles) V Tilley Mine, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
46.3km (28.8 miles) W Buoy No. 1 Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
47.9km (29.7 miles) X Moody Prospect, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
49.0km (30.4 miles) Y Gunstocker Prospect, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
49.2km (30.6 miles) Z Kitchen Prospect, Fontana District, Graham Co., North Carolina, USA
49.2km (30.6 miles) 0 Big Ridge Mine, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA
49.3km (30.6 miles) 1 Poll Miller Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
49.4km (30.7 miles) 2 Ledford Cove Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
49.5km (30.8 miles) 3 Cullowhee Mine, Cullowhee, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
50.0km (31.1 miles) 4 Phillips Prospect (Lovedahl Copper Prospect), Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
50.1km (31.1 miles) 5 Shiny Mine, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA
57.7km (35.8 miles) 6 NW Thorn Mountain Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
58.1km (36.1 miles) 7 SW Thorn Mountain Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
64.7km (40.2 miles) 8 L. M. McCall Mine, Pinhook Gap, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
64.9km (40.4 miles) 9 Otto prospect (Little Coweetah prospect; Sheenah prospect), Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
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