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Mulberry Creek Placer, Chilton County District, Chilton Co., Alabama, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 53' 26'' North , 86° 47' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.8905555556, -86.79


REF:Deposit:: PHILLIPS, W.B., 1892, THE LOWER GOLD BELT OF ALABAMA: ALABAMA GEOL. SURVEY BULL. 3, 97 P.
Deposit:: SPAINE, S.I., 1969, BASE AND PRECIOUS METAL AND RELATED DEPOSITS OF ALABAMA: ALABAMA GEOL. SURVEY CIR. 55, 94 P.
Deposit:: SPAINE, S.I., 1969, GS OF AL CIRC. 55, PP. 50-51.
Deposit:: PARDEE, J T & PARK, JR, C F, 1948, USGS PROF PAPER 213, P. 1
Commodities (Major) - Gold
Deposit Type: Placer
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock Unit: Hillabee Greenstone, Wedowee Group
Host Rock: Gravel

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Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma
Hillabee Greenstone

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hillabee Greenstone

Description: Pale-green to light-olive-brown massive, fine-grained greenstone interbedded locally with well-foliated mafic phyllite.

Comments: Printed map has units 'hgs' and 'hgsf' in one description, split them up here.

Lithology: Major:{greenstone,phyllite}

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. [133]

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