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Microcline from
Shelby Quarry, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Microcline
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Griffitts,Wallace R.,and Olson,Jerry C.,(1953) Mica Deposits of the Southeastern Piedmont : USGS Professional Paper 248-D
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Microcline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Shelby Quarry, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Microcline
4.5km (2.8 miles) Frank Cornwall Mine (Old J. S. Blanton Mine), Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
21.8km (13.5 miles) Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
21.9km (13.6 miles) Faires Tin Mine (E. C. Faires property; Faires prospect; Atlas shaft), Kings Mountain Mining District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
27.0km (16.8 miles) LCA Mine (Lithium Corporation of America Mine), Bessemer City, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
36.8km (22.8 miles) Granite Quarry, Kings Mountain Mining District, York Co., South Carolina, USA
36.8km (22.9 miles) Unnamed Granite Quarry Fl-039, Kings Mountain Mining District, York Co., South Carolina, USA
51.7km (32.1 miles) Hallman-Beam Mine (FMC-Lithco Mine; Hallman-Bean Mine; Lithium Corporation of America Mine), Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA
54.9km (34.1 miles) Martin Marietta Quarry (11th Avenue Quarry), Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolina, USA
64.1km (39.8 miles) Capps Hill Mine, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, USA
66.8km (41.5 miles) Caldwell Quarry (Martin Marietta Quarry), Lenoir, Caldwell Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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