Sawyer Mine, Carolina Slate Belt, Randolph Co., North Carolina, USA
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Deposit:: CARPENTER, P. A., III, 1976, METALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE CAROLINA SLATE BELT, NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA MINERAL RESOURCES SEC. BULL. 84, 166 P.P. 120-121.
Deposit:: PARDEE, J T & PARK, JR., C F, 1948, USGS PROF PAPER 213, P.
Commodities (Major) - Gold; (Minor) - Silver; (Trace) - Zinc, Lead, Copper
Deposit Type: Hot Spring
Development Status: Past Producer
Deposit Model: 104: Hot-spring Au-Ag
Host Rock Unit: Tillery Formation
Structure: Ne Striking, N-Plunging Small-Scale Folds Indicate A Left Lateral Sense Of Shear Within The Highly Altered Rocks. Early Ne-Trending Faults May Have Been Associated With The Development Of The Nearby Rhyolitic Volcanic Center And Provided The Locus
Host Rock: Rhyolite, Tuff, Sedimentary Breccia
11 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.
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