Crabtree No. 1 Mine (Wildcat Mine), Crabtree Creek, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell Co., North Carolina, USA
|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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2 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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541 - 1000 Ma
|Alligator Back Formation; Gneiss|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Alligator Back Formation
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.