Firmstone Prospect

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10248220
MAS/MILS ID 0370110198
Record type Site
Current site name Firmstone Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -81.96814, 36.13759 (WGS84)
Elevation 1024
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States North Carolina Avery

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Iron Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -81.96814, 36.13759

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 0370110198

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    GOLDICH, S S & WEDOW, JR., H, JULY, 1943, PRELIM REPT ON

  • Deposit

    MAGENTITE IRON ORES OF WEST NC & EAST TENN, USGS, PP. 40-41.

Reporter information

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