Soapstone Branch Prospect

Occurrence in Mitchell county in North Carolina, United States with commodities Asbestos, Chromium, Magnesite, Talc-Soapstone

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10297200
MRDS ID K002559
MAS/MILS ID 0371210021
Record type Site
Current site name Soapstone Branch Prospect
Related records 10091879

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -82.05904, 36.02509 (WGS84)
Elevation 1304
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States North Carolina Mitchell


Commodity Importance
Asbestos Primary
Chromium Tertiary
Magnesite Tertiary
Talc-Soapstone Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -82.05904, 36.02509

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Both metallic and 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 0371210021
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS K002559 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    REF: CRIB RECORD NO. K002559.

  • Deposit

    STATE MUS.BULL.NO.361,1957,P.44.

Reporter information

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