Data for 10067865

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Metadata
Record URL https://mrdata.usgs.gov/mrds/show-mrds.php?dep_id=10067865
Bibliographic references
Site identification
Deposit identification number 10067865
MRDS identification number W000738
MAS/MILS identification number
Name of the site, deposit, or operation Franklin-Creighton Mine
Previous names Creighton Mine, Franklin
Geographic location
Latitude 34.31183
Longitude -84.26661
Geographic region NA
Country name United States
State name Georgia
County name Cherokee
Site characteristics
Operation type Unknown
Deposit type Hydrothermal Vein
Production size M
Development status Past Producer
Ore minerals or materials Chalcopyrite, Pyrite
Gangue minerals or materials Muscovite, Calcite, Quartz
Other minerals or materials
Ore body form TABULAR
Workings type Underground
Mineral deposit model 273: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Alteration processes Silicic Carbonate, Sericite
Concentration processes
Ore controls
Reporter Woodruff, Laurel G., Cocker, Mark D., Klein, Terry L., Coury, Anny B.
Host rock unit name
Host rock type Gneiss
Associated rock unit name
Associated rock type
Structural characteristics Mica Schist And Amphibole Gneiss, Chlorite Schist And Banded Iron Formation, Univeter Fm
Tectonic setting
References KINKEL, A.R., WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TO J.S. VHAY; COOK, 1978 GEORGIA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 93; PARDEE, J.T., AND PARK, C.F., JR., 1948, GOLD DEPOSITS OF THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT: USGS BULLETIN 213, P.129Cook, R.B., 1978, Minerals Of Georgia: Their Properties And Occurrences: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin B-92, 189 P. Cook, R.B., 1978, Minerals Of Georgia: Their Properties And Occurrences: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin B-92, 189 P.Pardee, J.T., And Parks, C.F., Jr., 1948, Gold Deposits Of The Southern Piedmont: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 213, 129 PPardee, J.T., And Parks, C.F., Jr., 1948, Gold Deposits Of The Southern Piedmont: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 213, 129 PMcconnell, K.I. And Abrams, C.E., 1984, Geology Of The Greater Atlanta Region: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 96, 127 P.Mcconnell, K.I. And Abrams, C.E., 1984, Geology Of The Greater Atlanta Region: Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 96, 127 P.Kinkel, A.R., Written Communication To J.S. VhayPARDEE AND PARK, 1948UNPUBLISHED COBALT REPORT
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Year of first production 1841
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Year of last production 1909
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Discovery year
Production years BEFORE 1909
Discoverer
Commodities
Commodity type M
Primary commodities Gold
Secondary commodities
Tertiary commodities Cobalt, Copper
Production and resources