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Battle Branch Mine

Past Producer in Lumpkin county in Georgia, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10083766
MRDS ID W100576
Record type Site
Current site name Battle Branch Mine
Alternate or previous names Battle Branc Mine/Barlow/Belle/Josephineauraria/Whim Hill/Gordon/

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -84.04071, 34.47872 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 10000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Georgia Lumpkin

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Pyrite Ore
Galena Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 273
USGS model code 36a
Deposit model name Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Mark3 model number 27

Nearby scientific data

(1) -84.04071, 34.47872

Geologic structures

Type of structure Regional
Structure description Garnet Mica Schist, Kyanite-Staurolite Quartzite, Marble

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W100576

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BULL. 4-A; BULL. 19; PARDEE & PARKS

  • Deposit

    Yeates, W.S., Mccallie, S.W., And King, F.P., 1896, A Preliminary Report On The Gold Deposits Of Georgia: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 4a, 542 P.Yeates, W.S., Mccallie, S.W., And King, F.P., 1896, A Preliminary Report On The Gold Deposits Of Georgia: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 4a, 542 P.

  • Deposit

    Jones, S.P., 1909, Second Report On The Gold Deposits Of Georgia: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 19, 453 P.Jones, S.P., 1909, Second Report On The Gold Deposits Of Georgia: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 19, 453 P.

  • Deposit

    Pardee, J.T., And Parks, C.F., Jr., 1948, Gold Deposits Of The Southern Piedmont: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 213, 129 P. Pardee, J.T., And Parks, C.F., Jr., 1948, Gold Deposits Of The Southern Piedmont: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 213, 129 P.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Updater 01-MAY-1998 Cocker, Mark D. Georgia Geologic Survey name; add non-ore min.; add host rock type;
Reporter 01-OCT-1983 Whitlow, S. U.S. Geological Survey
Editor 01-NOV-2002 Woodruff, Laurel G. U.S. Geological Survey commodity codes; updated references