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Cherokee Mine, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 16' 23'' North , 83° 21' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.27306,-83.35194
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


REF:Deposit:: NC GEOL SURVEY
Deposit:: MSHA INSPECTORS 1978
Deposit:: NOT ON 1980 OR 1981 MSHA LISTS
Deposit:: 1980 MSHA LIST
Deposit:: NOT ON 1981 MSHA LIST; ASSUME PAST PRODUCER
Commodities (Major) - Gemstone - Ruby
Development Status: Past Producer

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Regional Geology

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2722732
Coweeta Group; Biotite Gneiss

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Coweeta Group

Description: Migmatitic; interlayered and gradational with biotite-garnet gneiss and amphibolite; locally abundant quartz and alumino-silicates. Stratigraphic position uncertain.

Lithology: Major:{biotite gneiss,amphibolite}

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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