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Fluorapatite from
Bessemer City operations (Hallman Mine; Hallman-Beam Mine; Bessemer operations; Lithium Mine), Bessemer City, Carolina Tin-Spodumene Belt, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA

Classification
Species:Fluorapatite
Formula:Ca5(PO4)3F
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Saenger,Abigail L. and Swanson,Samuel E.(2012) Mineralogy Of Primary Phoshate Minerals In Li Pegmatites Of The Kings Mountain District,North Carolina; The Geological Society Of America
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorapatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bessemer City operations (Hallman Mine; Hallman-Beam Mine; Bessemer operations; Lithium Mine), Bessemer City, Carolina Tin-Spodumene Belt, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorapatite
0.8km (0.5 miles) Bessemer City Quarry, Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
6.7km (4.2 miles) LCA Mine (Lithium Corporation of America Mine), Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
14.7km (9.2 miles) Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
42.1km (26.1 miles) Martin Marietta Quarry (11th Avenue Quarry), Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolina, USA
56.3km (35.0 miles) Morganton Quarry (Vulcan Materials Co. Quarry), Morganton, Burke Co., North Carolina, USA
66.9km (41.5 miles) Rist Mine (North America Emerald Mine; American Gems Mine; LKA International Emerald Mine), Hiddenite, Alexander Co., North Carolina, USA
93.7km (58.2 miles) Smith Mine, Spruce Pine, Spruce Pine Mining District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
98.0km (60.9 miles) Buchanan Mine (Buchanan pegmatite), Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
98.3km (61.1 miles) Celo Mine (Mas-Celo), Celo, Spruce Pine Mining District, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA
99.1km (61.6 miles) Elk Mine, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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