Tigerville Prospect, Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 4' North , 82° 22' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.06667,-82.36667|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
Pegmatite mined for vermiculite, near Tigerville. Exceptional zircons were found, up to 3 cm., averaging 1-1/2 to 2 cm. The anatase (var. "xanthitane") is a pseudomorph after titanite. (Min. Rec., 1970)
3 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Paleozoic - Neoproterozoic|
252.17 - 1000 Ma
|Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|Migmatitic granitoid gneiss|
Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.