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Crowders Mountain State Park, Gaston Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 13' 56'' North , 81° 16' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.23235,-81.27644
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Crowders Mountain is state property, no collecting permitted.


Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2859797
Battleground Formation

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Battleground Formation

Description: Quartz-sericite schist with metavolcanic rock, quartz-pebble metaconglomerate, kyanite-sillimanite quartzite, and garnet-quartz rock.

Lithology: Major:{mica schist}, Minor:{metavolcanic,metaconglomerate,quartzite,metamorphic}

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), Mineral and Mineral Localities of North Carolina, Geologic Survey.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 910.
Espenshade, Gilbert H. and Potter, Donald B. (1960), Kyanite, Sillimanite and Andalusite Deposits of the Southeastern States: Geological Survey Professional Paper 336.

 
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