Alston Mine, Franklin Co., North Carolina, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 13' 18'' North , 78° 8' 24'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.22167,-78.14000|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
REF:Deposit:: GRIFFITTS, WALLACE R. & OLSON, JERRY C., 1953, USGS PROF PAP
Deposit:: 248-D, P. 285.
Deposit:: PEGMATITE MINERALS-PERTHITE & QUARTZ WITH ACCESSORY BERYL.
Commodities (Major) - Mica; (Trace) - Beryllium
Development Status: Past Producer
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
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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|Cambrian - Neoproterozoic|
485.4 - 1000 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.