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History of Knoxville, Tennessee The History of Knoxville, Tennessee, began with the establishment of James White's Fort on the Trans-Appalachian frontier in 1786 The fort was chosen as the capital of the Southwest Territory in 1790, and the city, named for Secretary of War Henry Knox, was platted the following year Knoxville became the first capital of the State of Tennessee in 1796, and grew steadily during the early 19th ....
Jae's Gem Mine Middle TN Jae's Gem Mine Middle TN, Nashville, Tennessee 32K lik We proudly offer a high quality, hands on, gem mining opportunity; for children (of all ages) to be inspired by geology and the natural....
Great deals from open Please read more of our mineral past on our About Me page and see some great photos from our field collecting adventures at the Elmwood Mine, Tennessee, Brushy Creek Mine, Missouri and Cave-in-Rock, Illinois, (Click to read more)...
elmwoodroom From the Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee Measures 185 cm by 22 cm by 8 cm in total size Price $6500 To Order This Specimen, Please Click Here! * Pay For This Specimen Over 6 Months Using Our Layaway Option! * MIN#Elmwood-32 New! Scarce! Large, modified crystal of Galena atop Sphalerite matrix! From the Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee Measures 8 cm by 7 cm in ,...
Tennessee Tennessee has a long, rich, and varied mining history Historically, Tennessee's most important mining products have been iron, bituminous coal, copper, lead, zinc, and phosphate Iron ore was the most significant during early settlement years Interest in the iron ore of the Western Highland Rim dates back to the 1790s and even earlier in the ....
Stratigraphy of the Mascot STRATIGRAPHY OF THE MASCOT-JEFFERSON CITY ZINC DISTRICT, TENNESSEE By JOSIAH BKIDGE ABSTRACT The Mascot-Jefferson City zinc district is underlain by Cam­ brian and Ordovician sedimentary rocks Sulfide zinc deposits, the only ores now being exploited in the district, occur in lime­ stone and dolomite layers of the Knox group This group in East Tennessee has been divided, on the ,...
Calcite with Sphalerite This piece is from the Elmwood Mine in Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA It consists of a plate of a translucent to transparent, amber to orange, calcite crystal with ,...
Elmwood The Elmwood-Gordonsville Mine is in Gordonsville, Tennessee Historically the site has been part of the Carthage Area The site was first discovered in 1967 by New Jersey Zinc Company...
Fluorite on Sphalerite Download this stock image: Fluorite on Sphalerite - Elmwood Mine - Tennessee - USA - BPJ0JR from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors...
Elmwood Mine Update They reportedly bribed a weekend shift supervisor to let them drive a truck into the mine, and emerged unobserved with a plethora of fine specimens Where there is a will (and money to be made), a way will be found No matter how it happened, it has been exciting to have more of the gorgeous stuff from Elmwood back on the shelv...
Calcite Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA A dramatic, sculptural, FLOATER cluster that is terminated all around with glassy, yellow-colored crystals! A gemmy, calcite crystal, 12 cm in length, that is doubly-terminated and twinned, is perched on a cluster of other calcite crystals at the core...
Smith County, Tennessee The famous Elmwood Mine is located in Carthage, Central Mining District in Smith County, Tennessee It is a zinc mine Zinc minerals were discovered in 1967 and production started in 1975 and 2010 It is a classic locality that is now closed to collecting...