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Asbestos Mine, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co., North Carolina, USA

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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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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2722645
Metagraywacke, Amphibolite, and Kyanite Schist

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Metagraywacke (biotite gneiss) interlayered and gradational with amphibolite and kyanite schist; minor ultramafic and granitic rock.

Lithology: Major:{metagraywacke}, Minor:{amphibolite,schist}, Incidental:{granitic, ultramafic}

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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References

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Genth, F.A. and Kerr, W.C. (1881), Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina, Geologic Survey, North Carolina.

 
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