|Spruce Pine Torbernite - North Carolina
Updated April 05, 2019
11:30 AM Eastern
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|Spruce Pine, North Carolina, has some really good Torbernite crystal
specimens. On this page I'll post some images of great torbernite crystals
along with associated minerals such as Autunite and meta-autunite.
This will be a work in process and I'll had photos as time allows so please
check back to see what all is new!
We do have torbernite crystal specimens for sale. Below is Torbernite and
Autunite crystals on matrix from Chalk Mountain in Spruce Pine, North
|Below is a specimen with Torbernite,
Autunite, and Meta-Autunite from
Chalk Mountain in Spruce Pine, North
|I bought several flats of Torbernite and
meta-autunite that was collected by a geologist
named "Gricius" in 1982 at Chalk Mountain in
Spruce Pine. The ones shown below are still
wrapped in the original newspaper wrappings that
are dated 1982.
The image below is very large and will expand 2x to
fill up even the largest monitor.
|Note the garnet crystals in the
pegmatite matrix that the torbernite
and meta-autunite are on.
|Close-up photo of torbernite and
meta-autunite from Spruce Pine, NC.
|We have Torbernite for sale at our Rock Shop in McDonough,
Ga and we also set up at a couple of shows in the summer. We
will have some for sale at the Tannehill Gem Show as well as at
the Spruce Pine Grassy Creek Gem Show. For store or show
info click the banners below.
|Below is meta-autunite on Graphic Granite from Pine Mountain in
Spruce Pine, North Carolina. This specimen is also from Gricius.
Collected circa 1982.