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Flint Hill Mine, Gaffney Area, Cherokee Co., South Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 0' 8'' North , 81° 30' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.00222,-81.50250
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


REF:Analytical Data:: SRC.REF: MC CAULEY, 1966
Deposit:: KEITH, ARTHUR, 1931 , GAFFNEY - KINGS MOUNTAIN S. C. - N. C. FOLIO NO. 222 , USGS GEOL. ATLAS OF THE U. S., MINE TEXT P. 9 , MINE LOCATED ON MAP AT 1 : 62,500 , TEXT 13 P.
Deposit:: MCCAULEY, CAMILLA K & BUTLER, J ROBERT, 1966, SC DIV OF GEOL
Deposit:: BULL 32, P. 31.
Deposit:: PARDEE, J T & PARK, JR., C F, 1948, USGS PROF PAPER 213, P.
Commodities (Major) - Gold; (Minor) - Copper
Deposit Type: Hydrmal Vein
Development Status: Unknown
Deposit Model: 273: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Host Rock: Gneiss

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4 valid minerals.

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Devonian - Neoproterozoic
358.9 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2892773
Metagabbro and minor metadiorite

Age: Neoproterozoic to Devonian (358.9 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Early Paleozoic-Neoproterozoic Plutons and Subvolcanic Complexes

Lithology: Major:{metagabbro}, Minor:{metadiorite}

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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