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Kings Mountain Mine (Catawba Mine), Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Latitude: 35°10'N
Longitude: 81°20'W
A gold mine. Explored by the Texas Gulf Sulfur Corp. in 1985.


Refs.:

Nitze, H.B.C., Hanna, G.B. (1896) Gold Deposits of North Carolina, North Carolina Geological Survey Bull. No. 3 , Mine Text: 146, 147, Text 200 p.

USGS Professional Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States."

Dana 7: I: 169 & 206.

Dana 7: II: 490.

Whitlow, Jesse (1967) USGS, Wall Rock Sample 67 JW 321.

Supplee, J., Lapoint, D., Feiss, P.G. (1985) Stratigraphy and Minerology of a Carbonate-Hosted gold deposit: Kings Mountain Gold Mine, NC, OSTI. ID 6169747.

Rocks & Minerals (1985): 60: 83.

Mineral List

Albite
Altaite
Arsenopyrite
Azurite
Bismutite
Boulangerite
Chalcanthite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Dolomite
Fluorite
Galena
Gold
Kobellite
Magnetite
Malachite
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Nagyágite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
Silver
Sphalerite
Tetrahedrite


27 entries listed. 25 valid minerals.

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