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Iola Mine, Candor, Montgomery Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 18' 33'' North , 79° 46' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.30927, -79.77366


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5 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This 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 data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Cretaceous66 - 145 MaMiddendorf Formation

Major:: {sand},Minor:: {sandstone},Incidental:: {mudstone, clay or mud}

Middendorf Formation - sand, sandstone, and mudstone, gray to pale gray with an orange cast, mottled; clay balls and iron-cemented concretions common, beds laterally discontinuous, cross-bedding common.

Cambrian-Ordovician443.8 - 541 MaCambrian-Ordovician mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic485.4 - 1000 MaNeoproterozoic-Cambrian volcanic: interlayered sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Volcanic: interlayered sedimentary and volcanic rocks


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Garrity, C.P., and Soller, D.R.,. Database of the Geologic Map of North America: adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005). U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 .

USGS compilers. State geologic map data. State Maps.

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.



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References

BRYSON, HERMAN J, 1936, NC DEPT OF CONS & DEVEL BULL 38, P 7

PARDEE, J.T., AND PARK, C. F., JR., 1948, GOLD DEPOSITS OF THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT

Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina: NCGS Bulletin 84, 166 pp.

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

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