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Crabtree No. 1 Mine (Wildcat Mine), Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 51' 19'' North , 82° 9' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.85528,-82.15000
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


REF:Deposit:: LESURE, F.G., 1968, MICA DEPOSITS OF THE BLUE RIDGE IN NORTH CAROLINA: U.S. GEOL. SURVEY PROF. PAPER 577, P.12
Deposit:: 1968 COMPILE LESURE, F.G., REPOR
Production:: LESURE, F.G., 1968, USGS PROF. PAPER 577
Commodities (Major) - Mica, Feldspar
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: Pegmatite Is Gradational With The Foliation Of The Enclosing Country Rock
Host Rock: Granite, Biotite Gneiss


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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2722709
Alligator Back Formation; Gneiss

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Alligator Back Formation

Description: Finely laminated to thin layered; locally contains massive gneiss and micaceous granule conglomerate; includes schist, phyllite, and amphibolite.

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor:{conglomerate,schist,phyllite,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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