Lyons Mine

Unknown in Abbeville county in South Carolina, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10089944
MRDS ID W044409
Record type Site
Current site name Lyons Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -82.37046, 34.06903 (WGS84)
Elevation 162
Relative position 0.75 MILES N 19 E OF CLATWORTHY CROSSROADS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States South Carolina Abbeville

Comments on the location information

  • 0.75 Miles N19e of Clatworthy Crossroads, Verdery 7.5 Quad

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Quartz Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Phyllite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -82.37046, 34.06903

Ore body information

  • General form VEIN

Comments on the geologic information

  • CAROLINA SLATE BELT

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place
Year of first production <1908

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W044409

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SLOAN, E., 1908, CATALOGUE OF THE MINERAL LOCALITIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA: S.C. GEOL. SURV B 2 505 P.

  • Deposit

    MC CAULEY, C.K. AND BUTLER, J.R., 1966, GOLD RESOURCES OF SOUTH CAROLINA: SOUTH CAROLINA GEOL. SURV. B 32 78 P

  • Deposit

    Sloan, E., 1908 , Mineral Localities Of South Carolina: South Carolina Geological Survey, Series Iv, Bulletin No. 2Sloan, E., 1908 , Mineral Localities Of South Carolina: South Carolina Geological Survey, Series Iv, Bulletin No. 2

  • Deposit

    Mccauley, C.A., And Butler, J.R., 1966, Gold Resources Of South Carolina : South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin 32Mccauley, C.A., And Butler, J.R., 1966, Gold Resources Of South Carolina : South Carolina Geological Survey Bulletin 32

  • Deposit

    Field Obs Scgs

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1984 Maybin, Arthur H. III South Carolina Geological Survey Field Obs
Editor 01-DEC-2002 Nicholson, S.W. U.S. Geological Survey Added Continent, Country, And State Fields; Formatted Fields Where Necessary