Jefferson Mine (Gulf States Mine; American Graphite Mine), Ashland Graphite, Clay Co., Alabama, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 15' 40'' North , 85° 56' 4'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||33.26111,-85.93444|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
REF:Deposit:: CAMERON, E.N., AND P.L. WEISS. STRATEGIC GRAPHITE - A
Deposit:: SURVEY. U.S. GEOL. SURVEY BULL. 1082-E, 1960,
Deposit:: PP. 250-252, 260-303.
Deposit:: CLEMMER, J.B., R.W. SMITH, H.B. CLEMMONS, AND H.R. STACEY.
Commodities (Major) - Graphite
Development Status: Past Producer
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
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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|Paleozoic - Precambrian|
252.17 - 4000 Ma
|Poe Bridge Mountain Group; Roscoelite-graphite quartz schist and graphitic quartzite|
Stratigraphic Name: Poe Bridge Mountain Group
Description: Rocks in the area of Turkey Heaven Mountain in Cleburne and Randolph Counties that are here assigned to the Poe Bridge Mountain Group also have been interpreted as part of the Wedowee Group.
Comments: Printed map includes map units 'pbm, pbmgr, and pbmgt' in one description; split them up here.
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. 
252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.