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Frank Olivine deposit, Frank, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 4' 4'' North , 82° 0' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.06778,-82.00472
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Commodities (Major) - Asbestos, Talc-Soapstone, Vermiculite; (Trace) - Chromium, Olivine
Development Status: Past Producer
Host Rock: Hornblendite, Gneiss, Schist

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5 valid minerals.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2860134
Ashe Metamorphic Suite and Tallulah Falls Formation; Amphibolite

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Ashe Metamorphic Suite; Tallulah Falls Formation

Description: Equigranular, massive to well foliated, interlayered, rarely discordant, metamorphosed intrusive to extrusive mafic rock; may include metasedimentary rock.

Lithology: Major:{amphibolite}, Minor:{metasedimentary}

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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HUNTER, C.E., 1941, FORSTERITE OLIVINE DEPOSITS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA: NORTH CAROLINA DIV. MINERAL RESOURCES BULL. 41. 117 P.
LARRABEE, D.M. AND SWEENEY, J.W., 1968, OLIVINE IN MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE APPALACHIAN REGION: U.S

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