Rockhounding in Rockbridge County, Virginia

Reported Minerals & Deposits From:Virginia County List

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

Bargers limestone quarry -Lexington barite, calcite, fluorite, pyrite, quartz crystals
Irish Creek tin mines (Cash mine) -near Montebello
aikenite, arsenopyrite, beryl, cassiterite, chalcopyrite, fluorite, galenobismutite, gold, phenakite, pyrite, scheelite, scorodite, sericite, sider-  -ite, silver, wolframite
Long Jack quarry -near Glasgow barite, calcite, chalcopyrite, dolomite, fluorite, malachite, marcasite, palygorskite, pyrite
Route 56 unakite quarry -near Vesuvius epidote, orthoclase, quartz (rarely apatite, chlorite, magnetite, pumpellyite)
Vesuvius iron -manganese district (includes – Dixie Iron Mine , Kelly Bank, Midvale and South River mines) -near Vesuvius
cacoxenite, churchite (weinschenkite), cryptomelane, goethite, hematite, kidwellite, manganite, psilomelane, pyrolusite, rockbridgeite, strengite, turquoise, variscite, wavellite

BECKTEL PROSPECT BARITE BARUIM RAW PROSPECT
JOHNSON PROSPECT BARITE BARUIM EXP PROSPECT
SHORTER PROSPECT BARITE BARUIM EXP PROSPECT
SCOTT PROPERTY PIT CLAY  PRODUCER
GENERAL SHALE MINE #12 CLAY  PRODUCER
CHURCH MOUNTAIN MINE COBALT  PAST PRODUCER
W T CRIST FARM MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER
J D EAKIN PROPERTY MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER
JAMES C BALLAGH PROPERTY MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  EXP PROSPECT
OLD DIXIE MINE IRON PAST PRODUCER
J. TILFORT SHORT PROPERTY LEAD  DEVEL DEPOSIT
KELLY BANK MINE MANGANESE PAST PRODUCER
HOGPEN HOLLOW PROSPECT MANGANESE  EXP PROSPECT
MARY CREEK MINE MANGANESE  UNKNOWN
MIDVALE MINE MANGANESE  PAST PRODUCER
BUENA VISTA PROSPECT MANGANESE  EXP PROSPECT
GLENWOOD ESTATE MANGANESE  PAST PRODUCER
GOSHEN PLANT SAND & GRAVEL  PAST PRODUCER
MANGUS PIT SAND & GRAVEL  PAST PRODUCER
LYNWOOD FARM PLANT SAND & GRAVEL  PRODUCER
ARNOLDS VALLEY SILICA MINE SILICON  PAST PRODUCER
EMIL NUMBER 2 QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
EMIL NUMBER 1 QUARRY STONE QUARTZITE CB PRODUCER
LEXINGTON QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
LEXINGTON QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PRODUCER
MINE NUMBER 6 STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
UNAKITE QUARRY STONE MISCELLANEOUS CB PAST PRODUCER
NO. 3 QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
NO. 5 QUARRY STONE LIMESTONE CB PRODUCER
NUMBER 3 MILL STONE LIMESTONE CB PAST PRODUCER
NO.1 WORKINGS IRISH CREEK TIN  PAST PRODUCER
NO.2 WORKINGS TIN  PAST PRODUCER

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