Rockhounding in Buckingham County, Virginia

Reported Minerals & Deposits From:Virginia County List

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY

Anaconda mine (Eldredge Mill)-near Dillwyn azurite, bornite, chalcopyrite, epidote, horn blende, malachite, magnetite, pyrite, quartz
Morrow gold mine (placer) (c)-near Sprouses Corner
placer gold
New Canton mines (includes Hudgins, Johnson, Margaret, and McKenna mines)–near New Canton
chalcopyrite, gahnite, galena, gold, pyrite, pyrrhotite, silver, sphalerite
Slate River site-roadcuts near Buckingham Court House
chalcopyrite, covellite, pyrite
Tourmaline site (float)-near Andersonville tourmaline (schorl) crystals in quartz
Willis Mountain Kyanite mine (includes East Ridge operation)-near Sprouses Corner apatite, crandallite-florencite, hematite, kyanite. lazulite, limonite (iridescent), muscovite, pyrite, rutile, tourmaline, trolleite
The world’s largest kyanite mine is in rural Buckingham. It makes few headlines and tons of profit
NEW CANTON MINES COPPER SULFIDE PAST PRODUCER
BUCKINGHAM MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER
LONDON AND VIRGINIA MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER
ANACONDA MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER
BUMPUS PROSPECT COPPER  EXP PROSPECT
HUDGINS MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER
MCKENNA MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER
MARGARET MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER
WILLIAMS MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
ANACONDA MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
ANDERSON MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
APPERSON MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
BONDURANT MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
BURNETT MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
DUNCAN PROSPECT GOLD  EXP PROSPECT
FLOOD MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
FORD MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
GILLIAM MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
GREELEY MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
JOHNSON MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
LIGHTFOOT MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
MORROW MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
MORTON MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
ROUGH AND READY MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
SEAY MINE GOLD  PAST PRODUCER
MANN PROSPECT IRON  PAST PRODUCER
UNNAMED MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER
UNNAMED MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER
UNNAMED MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER
WILLIS MOUNTAIN MINE KYANITE GROUP  PRODUCER
EAST RIDGE PLANT KYANITE GROUP  PRODUCER
S END,E WILLIS RIDGE DEPOSIT KYANITE GROUP  RAW PROSPECT
N END,E WILLIS RIDGE DEPOSIT KYANITE GROUP  RAW PROSPECT
ROUND MTN DEPOSIT KYANITE GROUP  RAW PROSPECT
CARWILE DEPOSIT KYANITE GROUP  RAW PROSPECT
WOODS MTN DEPOSIT KYANITE GROUP  RAW PROSPECT
OSCAR WEAVER AND ELLA MEADOWS PRO MANGANESE  EXP PROSPECT
FORBES DEPOSIT MICA  EXP PROSPECT
MYERS PROSPECT MICA  EXP PROSPECT
RICHMOND-ARVONIA QUARRY STONE SLATE DM PRODUCER
ARVONIA QUARRY STONE SLATE DM PRODUCER
ARVONIA QUARRY STONE SLATE CB PRODUCER
QUARRY STONE MARBLE DM PAST PRODUCER
NEW CANTON MINES SULFUR PYRITE PAST PRODUCER
RIDDLE PROSPECT SULFUR PYRITE EXP PROSPECT
JONES DEPOSIT SULFUR PYRITE DEVEL DEPOSIT

 


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