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Copper Deposits of the Appalachian States.

United States Geological Survey

Copper Deposits of the Appalachian States.

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 455
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Copper Deposits of the Appalachian States. by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weed, Walter Harvey, Copper deposits of the Appalachian states (OCoLC) Material Type. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Copper deposits of the Appalachian states by Walter Harvey Weed,Govt. Print. Off. edition, in EnglishCited by: 6. Excerpt from Copper Deposits of the Appalachian States Plate I. Schist from ore bed of Ely mine, Ely, Vt II.

Polished specimen of Ely ore III. Pyrrhotite ore from Ely, Vt.; natural light IV. Pyrrhotite ore from Ely, Vt same Specimen as Plate III; re flected light V. Diabase from copper deposit at Somerville, N.

J figure 1. Section showing vein Cited by: 6. Copper deposits of the Appalachian states (DLC)gs (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Walter.

The Copper Cities copper deposit in the Globe-Miami district, Arizona, is now in process of development. It is of the "porphyry" type and occurs in a body of quartz monzonite that has been intruded by smaller masses of granite porphyry.

The hypogene sulfides are pyrite, chalcopyrite, and a very little by: 2. Ducktown, Tenn., found copper instead. he moved on. deposits near Ducktown began, and in time the Copper Basin became the largest metal mining district in the southeastern United States.

During the early days of mining in the Copper Basin, people did not understand or take measures to prevent the adverse effects that mining and smelting can haveCited by: 4. Origin of the copper deposits of the Ducktown type in the southern Appalachian region: Series title: Professional Paper: Series number: DOI: /pp Edition-Year Published: Language: ENGLISH: Description: p.

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The area once had large deposits of copper ore, some near the surface, but most deep under the earth. Prior to the Cherokee people occupied the : Christopher Miller. GEOLOGY OF SOME COPPER DEPOSITS IN NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, AND ALABAMA By GILBERT H.

EsPENSHADE ABSTRACT This report describes the geology of the Fontana and Hazel Creek copper deposits and a surrounding area of about 30 square miles in Swain County, N.C., the Toncrae copper deposit, Virginia, the Stone Hill copper deposit, Ala­Cited by: 8. Porphyry-Type Deposits of the Appalachian Orogen V.

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The Appalachian states contain a number of copper deposits in schist distributed from Maine to Alabama, but few of them are of commercial importance. Some were formerly important producers in the s.

This belt extends from Alabama on the south in a northeasterly direction to Newfoundland on the north. The Copper Basin is located in a broad valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains, part of the southern Appalachian Mountains near the borders of Tennessee, North Carolina, and basin, actually an area of low hills rather than a true basin, is surrounded on all sides by mountains, including Pack Mountain to the east, Stansbury Mountain to the north, Little Frog Mountain to the northwest.

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Porphyry Copper Deposit ModelScientific Investigations Report ––B U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey Cover. Photographs of porphyry copper deposits and ores.

Upper left: Ray Mine, Arizona, one of the largest porphyry copper deposits in the United States. Upper right: High-grade copper ore from the Ray Mine, Arizona. Volcanoes: Nearly all copper deposits in Arizona – which are some of the world's largest – are of a type that formed when magma (molten rock = melt) rose into the Earth's upper crust (the upper 5 or 6 miles or about 10 kilometers) and cooled, releasing water that was dissolved (incorporated) in the melt.

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