Rockhounding in Amherst County, Virginia

Reported Minerals & Deposits From:Virginia County List

Reported Minerals from

AMHERST COUNTY

Buck Mountain mine – near Forks of Buffalo arsenopyrite, fluroite, gold, scorodite, silver
Burley  farm  prospect  (pegmatite) – near Amherst cerianite, perrierite, rhabdophane, zircon Christian tract mine (copper) – near Sweet Briar
actinolite-tremolite, bornite, chalcopyrite, chlorite group minerals, chrysocolla, ferroan dolomite, malachite
Dominion Stone Plant quarry – near Piney River albite, apatite, chalcopyrite, clinozoisite, galena, garnet, sphalerite, sphene, zoisite
Little Friar Mountain pegmatite prospect – near Massies Mill allanite, fergusonite (sipylite), zircon Lynchburg Reservoir pegmatite prospect – Old Bunker Trail near Buena Vista allanite, bastnaesite, cerianite, monazite, zircon
Schaars farm (f) – near Amherst amethyst
Snowden site – near Snowden (Route 130 along James River) amethyst

 TURNER TOWN PROSPECT ASBESTOS  EXP PROSPECT AMHERST
FLIPPIN PIT CLAY  PRODUCER AMHERST
STOVALL CREEK PROSPECT COPPER  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
WORSHAM PROSPECT COPPER  EXP PROSPECT AMHERST
MOSBY GRAVES TRACTS COPPER  EXP PROSPECT AMHERST
FOLLEY MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
CHRISTIAN TRACT MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
BUFFALO RIDGE MINE COPPER  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
OLD GLADES ROAD DEPOSIT COPPER  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
AMES TUNNEL IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
BEULAH TUNNEL IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
BROWN MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
CANAL TUNNEL IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
GARDENFIELD TUNNEL IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
HART TUNNEL IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
ICE CLIFF TUNNEL IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
LATHROP TUNNEL IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
LONE PINE MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
MATTHEWS TUNNEL IRON  UNKNOWN AMHERST
MAUD MINES IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
OLD SHAFT IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
OLD SHAFTS IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
ROUND TOP MOUNTAIN MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
HOBSON PROSPECT IRON  EXP PROSPECT AMHERST
ROUND TOP MOUNTAIN MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
ROUND TOP MOUNTAIN MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
ROUND TOP MOUNTAIN MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
UNNAMED MINE IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
UNNAMED MINE. IRON  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  UNKNOWN AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT IRON  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
CHRISTIAN PROSPECT MANGANESE  UNKNOWN AMHERST
STAPLETON AREA MANGANESE  UNKNOWN AMHERST
LIPSCOMB FARM OCCURENCE MANGANESE  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT MANGANESE  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT MANGANESE  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
UNNAMED PROSPECT MANGANESE  RAW PROSPECT AMHERST
LYNCHBURG DREDGE #1 SAND & GRAVEL  PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
HALL SAND NO 2 PIT SAND & GRAVEL  PRODUCER AMHERST
SNOWDEN QUARRY STONE SLATE CB PRODUCER AMHERST
QUARRY STONE GRANITE DM PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
QUARRY STONE GRANITE DM PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
LYNCHBURG QUARRY STONE GRANITE DM PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
PINEY RIVER QUARRY STONE MISCELLANEOUS CB PRODUCER AMHERST
PINEY RIVER TITANIUM ILMENITE PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
B. F. CAMDEN ANOMALY TITANIUM ILMENITE PAST PRODUCER AMHERST
J D SMITH ANOMALY DEPOSIT TITANIUM  EXP PROSPECT AMHERST
B F CAMDEN ANOMALLY DEPOSIT TITANIUM  EXP PROSPECT AMHERST