Asbestos Mine, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co., North Carolina, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 10' 13'' North , 81° 9' 29'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.17042,-81.15808|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
An old Asbestos Mine was located in North Wilkesboro at Coffey Street and Avenue. Closed Site.
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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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|Cambrian - Neoproterozoic|
485.4 - 1000 Ma
|Metagraywacke, Amphibolite, and Kyanite Schist|
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.