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Jefferson Mine (Gulf States Mine; American Graphite Mine), Ashland Graphite, Clay Co., Alabama, USA

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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.
Deposit:: FL
Commodities (Major) - Graphite
Development Status: Past Producer


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Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

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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Paleozoic - Precambrian
252.17 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2998467
Poe Bridge Mountain Group; Roscoelite-graphite quartz schist and graphitic quartzite

Age: Eoarchean to Permian (252.17 - 4000 Ma)

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.

Lithology: Major:{schist,quartzite}

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]

Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187973
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. [154]

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