Fisher Hill Mine, Guilford County Copper District, Guilford Co., North Carolina, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 59' 56'' North , 79° 49' 39'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.9988888889, -79.8275|
s-On Same 900 Acre Tract. Fisher Hill Northernmost of; Group
Commodities (Major) - Copper, Gold
Deposit Type: Hydrothermal Vein
Development Status: Past Producer
Deposit Model: 273: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Structure: Small Flat Faults And Shears
Host Rock: Quartz Monzonite
REF:Analytical Data:: E. EMMONS, 1856.
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13 valid minerals.
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|Middle Cambrian - Cryogenian|
501 - 720 Ma
|Metamorphosed Granitic Rock|
Description: Megacrystic, well foliated; locally contains hornblende. Chapel Hill, Chatham, Farrington, Meadow Flats, Mt. Moriah, Parks Crossroads plutons, and Roxboro and Vance County suites.
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. 
Localities in this Region
PARDEE, J. T., AND PARK, C. F., JR. (1948).
CONLEY, J. F. (1971), MINERAL LOCALITIES OF NORTH CAROLINA. NORTH C DEPT. OF NATURAL AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES INFORMATION CIRCULAR REVISED 1971: 50-53.
CARPENTER, P. A., III (1976), METALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE CAROLINA SLATE BELT, NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA MINERAL RESOURCES SEC. BULLETIN 84, 166 P.