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Gold deposits of the southern Piedmont

Professional Paper 213

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Abstract

This report deals chiefly with the gold mines in the Southern Appalachian gold belt whose workings were accessible at the time of examination, but it also · summarizes available information concerning many mines that were not accessible. Most of the mines lie within a belt, 10 to 100 miles wide, that extends along the southeast front of the .:Appalachian Mountains from the Great Falls of the Potomac River to east-central Alabama, in the gently sloping region known as the Piedmont. The field work was done during parts of 1934 and 1935, on funds allotted by the Public Works Administration.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Gold deposits of the southern Piedmont
Series title:
Professional Paper
Series number:
213
Year Published:
1948
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
Report: viii, 156 p.; 41 Plates: 25.85 x 58.54 inches or smaller
Country:
United States
State:
Alabama;Georgia;North Carolina;South Carolina
Other Geospatial:
Southern Piedmont