Elk Mine

Past Producer in Avery county in North Carolina, United States with commodities Feldspar, Mica

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10272845
MAS/MILS ID 0370110054
Record type Site
Current site name Elk Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -81.98794, 36.04149 (WGS84)
Elevation 1109
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States North Carolina Avery


Commodity Importance
Feldspar Tertiary
Mica Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -81.98794, 36.04149

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0370110054

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    OLSON, J C, 1944, NC DEPT OF CONS & DEVEL BULL 43, PP. 65-67

  • Deposit

    BRYANT, BRUCE, 1962, USGS BULL 1121-D, PLATE 1.

  • Deposit

    FOR ATTACHMENT SEE 37-011-00032.

Reporter information

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