Roan Mountain Prospect

Prospect in Mitchell county in North Carolina, United States with commodity Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10176002
MAS/MILS ID 0371210015
Record type Site
Current site name Roan Mountain Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -82.08314, 36.10089 (WGS84)
Elevation 1829
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States North Carolina Mitchell


Commodity Importance
Iron Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -82.08314, 36.10089

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0371210015

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BAYLEY, W.S., TENN DIV OF GEOL BULL 29, 1923, PP. 219-220.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 15-NOV-1983 Eastern Field Operations Center (EFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines