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Spessartine from
Morefield Mine (Morefield pegmatite), Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Spessartine
Formula:Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Description
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Min.: 8:143-144.; Arthur A. Pegau (1932) Pegmatite Deposits of Virginia. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 33.; Richards, R. P., Kearns, L. E., & Cook, W. R. (1998). Morphology of Chiolite twins from the Morefield mine, Amelia County, Virginia. Canadian mineralogist, 36, 1009-1016.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Masutomilite4 photos of Spessartine associated with Masutomilite at this locality.
Cleavelandite2 photos of Spessartine associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Smoky Quartz2 photos of Spessartine associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Columbite-(Fe)1 photo of Spessartine associated with Columbite-(Fe) at this locality.
Zinnwaldite1 photo of Spessartine associated with Zinnwaldite at this locality.
Apatite1 photo of Spessartine associated with Apatite at this locality.
Pyromorphite1 photo of Spessartine associated with Pyromorphite at this locality.
Prosopite1 photo of Spessartine associated with Prosopite at this locality.
Gearksutite1 photo of Spessartine associated with Gearksutite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Spessartine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Morefield Mine (Morefield pegmatite), Winterham, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Spessartine
6.4km (4.0 miles) A Rutherford No. 3 pegmatite (Rutherford No. 2 pegmatite; Rutherford Mines; Rutherford No. 1 pegmatite), Amelia (Amelia Court House), Amelia Co., Virginia, USA
41.3km (25.7 miles) B Amber Queen Mine, Goochland, Goochland Co., Virginia, USA
91.4km (56.8 miles) C North Garden Mine, North Garden, Albemarle Co., Virginia, USA
106.2km (66.0 miles) D Tungsten Queen Mine and plant (Hamme Mine; Haile Mines; Sneed-Walker), Tungsten, Hamme Tungsten District, Vance Co., North Carolina, USA
151.9km (94.4 miles) E Wheatley Pegmatite Mine (Big Hicks Mine; Moneta Mine), Moneta-Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia, USA
151.9km (94.4 miles) F Seaboard Mine (Newman Mine), Egypt Mines, Moneta-Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia, USA
153.3km (95.3 miles) G Hutter Mine (Herter Magnetite Mine), James River-Roanoke River Mn-Fe-Ba District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, USA
237.9km (147.8 miles) H Henryton, Carroll Co., Maryland, USA
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