Selected US Geological Survey Publications


Selected US Geological Survey Publications

This page list selected US Geological Survey publications carried for sale by the NC Geological Survey. These include:

Open-file reports

Peper, J.D., and others. 1994. Geologic map of the Clarksville and Tungsten 7.5-minute quadrangles, Virginia and North Carolina. Open-file report 94-629. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $6.00

This 1:24,000-scale geologic map present data relevant to the Tungsten Queen (tungsten) mine of the Hamme Tungsten district.

 

Lesure, Frank G. 1992. Whole-rock and trace-element analyses of some Al-rich gneiss and schist from the Blue Ridge of North Carolina and Georgia.Open-file report 92-429. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $1.50

This report summarizes geochemical information of the subject area and lithologic units.

 

Grosz, Andrew and others. 1992. Heavy-mineral concentration associated with some gamma-ray aeroradiometric anomalies over Cretaceous sediments in North Carolina. Open-file report 92-396. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This report summarizes heavy mineral concentrations in portions of North Carolina underlain by these units located in the eastern portion of North Caroina. Much of the study area is covered by a thin veneer of Coastal Plain sediments.

 

Horton, J. Wright Jr. and others. 1992. Geologic map of the Falls Lake-Wake Forest area, north central, North Carolina. Open-file report 92-269. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $8.50

This 1:24,000-scale geologic map, accompanied by a brief 10-page report, presents the geology and mineral resources of the two 7.5-minute quadrangles located in Wake, Franklin and Granville counties, North Carolina. These two 7.5-minute quadrangles are part of the Raleigh 100K (1:100,000 sheet).

 

Schmidt, and others, 1990. Provisional geologic map of the Snow Camp, Saxapahaw area, North Carolina.US Geological Survey Open-file map 90-417. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $5.00

This report provides a provisional geological map of the subject area located in Alamance and Chatham counties, North Carolina. The focus of the investigation is gold resources.

 

Daniels and Zietz. 1980. Preliminary aeromagnetic map of the Charlotte 1 x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 80-229. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This report is an aeroradiometric (geophysical) map of the subject area located in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties, North Carolina.

 

US Geological Survey. 1978. Aeroradiometric map of southeastern North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 78-765. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $3.00

This aeroradiometric (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000 and consists of one plate. The focus is the Coastal Plain, North Carolina. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1978. Aeroradiometric map of Salisbury and vicinity, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 78-762. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.00

This aeroradiometric (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000 and consists of one plate. The focus is the Piedmont, North Carolina. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1978. Aeroradiometric map of Elizabethtown and vicinity, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 78-759. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50

This aeroradiometric (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000 and consists of one plate. This aeroradiometric map covers the area of Elizabethtown and vicinity, in North Carolina's Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1978. Aeromagnetic map of Salisbury and vicinity, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 78-758. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.00

This aeromagnetic (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000 and consists of one plate. This aeromagnetic map covers the area of Elizabethtown and vicinity, in North Carolina's Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeroradiometric map of Charlotte and vicinity, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-722. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50

This aeroradiometric (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000 and consists of one plate. This aeroradiometric map covers the area of Charlotte and vicinity, in North Carolina's Piedmont. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeroradiometric map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-722. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

This aeroradiometric (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000 and consists of two plates. These aeroradiometric maps covers portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeroradiometric map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-206. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $3.00

This aeroradiometric (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000 and consists of one plate. This composite aeroradiometric map covers portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeroradiometric map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-206. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $1.50 (per plate)

These aeroradiometric (geophysical) map are at a scale of 1:62,500 and consist of 15 plates. These aeroradiometric maps cover portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeromagnetic map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-205. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $1.50 (per plate)

These aeromagnetic (geophysical) map are at a scale of 1:62,500 and consist of 15 plates. These aeromagnetic maps cover portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeromagnetic map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-205. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

These composite aeromagnetic (geophysical) map are at a scale of 1:250,000 and consist of 2 plates. These aeromagnetic maps cover portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeromagnetic map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-205. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50

This composite aeromagnetic (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000 and consist of 1 plate. These aeromagnetic maps cover portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeroradiometric map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-193. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

These composite aeroradiometric (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000 and consist of 4 plates. These aeroradiometric maps cover portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeroradiometric map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-193. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

These aeroradiometric (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:62,500 and consists of 34 plates. These aeroradiometric maps cover portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeroradiometric map of south-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-193. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50

This composite aeroradiometric (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:250,000. This aeroradiometric map covers portions of south-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeromagnetic maps of north-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-192. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

These aeromagnetic (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000. These 4 aeromagnetic maps cover portions of north-central North Carolina's Piedmont. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1977. Aeromagnetic maps of north-central, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 77-192. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

These aeromagnetic (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:62,500. These 31 aeromagnetic maps cover portions of north-central North Carolina's Piedmont.

US Geological Survey. 1976. Aeroradiometric maps of parts of the Rocky Mount and Beaufort 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 76-816. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

These aeroradiometric (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000. These 3 aeroradiometric maps cover portions of north-central North Carolina's Piedmont.

 

US Geological Survey. 1976. Aeroradiometric maps of parts of the Rocky Mount and Beaufort 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 76-816. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $1.50 (per plate)

These aeroradiometric (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:62,500. These 8 aeroradiometric maps cover portions of north-central North Carolina's Piedmont. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1976. Aeroradiometric maps of parts of the Rocky Mount and Beaufort 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 76-816. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 (per plate)

These aeroradiometric (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000. These 3 aeroradiometric maps cover portions of north-central North Carolina's Piedmont. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1976. Aeromagnetic maps of parts of the Rocky Mount and Beaufort 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 76-815. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $1.50 (per plate)

These aeromagnetic (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000. These 8 aeromagnetic maps cover portions of north-central North Carolina's Piedmont. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1976. Aeromagnetic map of parts of the Winston-Salem 1 degree by 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. US Geological Survey Open-file map 76-534. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $6.00

This aeromagnetic (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:125,000. This aeromagnetic map covers portions of north-central North Carolina's Piedmont and Blue Ridge. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1976. Aeromagnetic map of parts of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 76-534. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 per plate

These aeromagnetic (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000. These 13 aeromagnetic maps covers portions of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1976. Aeroradiometric map of parts of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. US Geological Survey Open-file map 76-400. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $2.50 per plate

These aeroradiometric (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:250,000. These 15 aeroradiometric maps cover portions of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina's Piedmont and Coastal Plain.

 

Stromquist, Arvid A. and Sundelius, Harold W. 1975. Interprertive geologic map of the bedrock, showing radioactivity, and aeromagnetic map of the Salisbury, Southmont, Rockwell, and Gold Hill quadrangles, Rowan and Davidson Counties, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Map I-888. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price $4.00.

The map title is a good summary of the contents of the map. The map scale is 1:48,000.

 

Winner, M.D., Jr. 1975. Ground-water resources of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Atlas HA-540. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price $4.00.

This publication consists of two maps, both at a scale of 1:24,000. These cover the Outer Banks, Dare County, North Carolina.

 

US Geological Survey. 1974. Aeromagnetic map of parts of the Greensboro and Raleigh 1 degree by 2 degree quadrangles. US Geological Survey Open-file map 74-29. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $5.00

This aeromagnetic (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:125,000. This aeromagnetic map covers the subject area of North Carolina's Piedmont. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

US Geological Survey. 1974. Aeromagnetic map of parts of the Greensboro and Raleigh 1 degree by 2 degree quadrangles. US Geological Survey Open-file map 74-29. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $1.50 per plate

These aeromagnetic (geophysical) maps are at a scale of 1:62,500. These 16 aeromagnetic map covers the subject area of North Carolina's Piedmont. Contact the NCGS' map and publication sales office for specific areas covered.

 

Whitlow and Windolph. 1974. Map showing sample collecting stations and gold analyses in and near the Shuford Gold Mine. US Geological Survey Open-file map 74-0124. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $3.00

This geochemical map and report present gold analyses from the Shuford Mine, Catawba County, North Carolina.

 

Wilder, Hugh B., and Slack, Larry J. 1971. Chemical quality of water in streams of North Carolina. US Geological Survey Atlas HA-439. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This publication consists of two sheets which portray various parameters of groundwater quality in streams of North Carolina.

US Geological Survey 1966. Aeromagnetic map of the southern part of the Knoxville quadrangle, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. US Geological Survey Open-file map 66-140. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $8.00

This aeromagnetic (geophysical) map is at a scale of 1:125,000. It covers the subject area.

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Maps (geologic and geophysical)

Daniels, David. L., and Zietz, Isidore. 1981. Aeromagnetic map of the Charlotte 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina: In color. US Geological Survey Map I-1251-C: Reston, VA. Price $4.00

This is a compilation of seven aeromagnetic surveys conducted in the mid-1960's through mid-1970's. Flight line spacing for five of the aeromagnetic surveys was one mile, and one-half mile for the other two. The scale of this map is 1:250,000.

Wilson, Frederick A., and Daniels, David L. 1980. Simple bouguer gravity map of the Charlotte 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina. US Geological Survey Map I-1251-A: Reston, VA. Price $4.00.

This is a compilation of eleven gravity surveys undertaken from the 1940's to 1980's. It includes part of the Blue Ridge Belt, Inner Piedmont Belt, Kings Mountain Belt, Charlotte Belt, Carolina Slate Belt, and Triassic basins.

DeYoung, Jr., John H., Lee, Michael P., and Dorian, James P. 1985. Mineral production maps of the Charlotte 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina. US Geological Survey Map I-1251-F: Reston, VA. Price $4.00.

The maps and graphs in this report provide a summary of past production of mineral raw materials from the Charlotte quadrangle, NC.  This study was part of a US Geological Survey Conterminous United States Mineral Resource Assessment Program (CUSMAP). This report, along with reports on the geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and mineral deposits of the quadrangle, provides information used for the resource assessment.  

Sacks, Paul E. 1996. Geologic map of the Bracey 7.5-minute quadrangle, Mecklenurg County, Virginia, and Warren County, North Carolina. US Geological Survey Map MF-2285. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

The subject map is at a scale of 1:24,000.

Rankin, D.W., Espenshade, G.H., and Newuman, R.B. 1972. Geologic map of the west half of the Winston-Salem quadrangle, North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee. US Geological Survey map I-709-A. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:250,000-scale map is in color. This compilation geologic map includes the Grandfather Mountain window, the Mount Rogers area, portions of the Piedmont and Blue Ridge, and the Valley and Ridge belt in the subject area.

 

Espenshade, G.H., Rankin, D.W., Shaw, K. Wier, and Neuman, R.B. 1975. Geologic map of the east half of the Winston-Salem quadrangle, North Carolina and Virginia. US Geological Survey map I-709-B. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:250,000-scale map is in color. This compilation geologic map shows the Blue Ridge and Piedmont geology of portions of North Carolina and Virginia.

 

Stromquist, Arvid A. and Sundelius, Harold W. 1975. Interpretive geologic map of the bedrock, showing radioactivity, and aeromagnetic map of the Salisbury, Southmont, Rockwell and Gold Hill quadrangles, Rowan and Davidson counties, North Carolina. US Geological Survey map I-888. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $6.00

This 1:48,000-scale geologic map is in color. This companion aeromagnetic map is in black and white and is printed on "tracing" paper to facilitate overlying the map on to the geologic map.

 

Zeitz, Isidore, Riggle, Frederic E., and Gilbert, Francis P. 1984. Aeromagnetic map of North Carolina: in color. US Geological Survey map GP-958. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:1,000,000-scale geologic map is in color. An index to data sources and flight heights are provided.This companion aeromagnetic map is in black and white and is printed on "tracing" paper to facilitate overlying the map on to the geologic map.

 

Sundelius, Harold, W., and Stromquist, Arvid A. 1978. Interpretive geologic map of the bedrock, Mount Pleasant quadrangle, Cabarrus and Stanly counties, North Carolina. US Geological Survey map I-1082. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:48,000-scale geologic map is in color.

 

Stromquist, Arvid A, Choquette, Philip W., and Sundelius, Harold W. 1971. Geologic map of the Denton quadrangle central North Carolina. US Geological Survey map GQ-872. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:62,500-scale geologic map is in color. This quadrangle covers parts of Davidson, Rowan and Randolph counties, North Carolina.

 

Reagor, B.G., Stover, C.W., and Algermissen. 1987. Seismicity map of the State of North Carolina. US Geological Survey map MF-1988. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $1.50

This 1:1,000,000-scale seismicity map is in black and white. This statewide map provides information on the location and magnitude of earthquakes in North Carolina.

 

Seides, Victor M. 1981. Geologic map of the Asheboro, North Carolina and adjacent areas. US Geological Survey map I-1314. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:62,500-scale geologic map is in color. This geologic map covers portions of Randolph and Montgomery counties, North Carolina.

 

Daniels, David L., and Zietz, Isidore. 1981. Aeromagnetic map of the Charlotte 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina. US Geological Survey map I-1251-B. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:250,000-scale aeromagnetic geophysical map is in black and white. This geophysical map covers portions of Rutherford, McDowell, Mitchell,Burke, Caldwell, Cleveland, Gaston,Lincoln, Catawba, Alexander, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Cabarras, Rowan, Davie, Davidson, Stanley, Montgomery, Anson, Richmond, Guilford, and Randolph counties, North Carolina.

 

Gair, Jacob E., and D'Agostino, John P. 1986. Mineral resource potential for gold in the Charlotte 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina. US Geological Survey map I-1251-H. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:250,000-scale geologic map is in color. This geologic map covers portions of Rutherford, McDowell, Mitchell,Burke, Caldwell, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Alexander, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Cabarras, Rowan, Davie, Davidson, Stanley, Montgomery, Anson, Richmond, Guilford, and Randolph counties, North Carolina.

 

Goldsmith, Richard and others. 1988. Geologic map of the Charlotte 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South Carolina. US Geological Survey map I-1251-E. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $4.00

This 1:250,000-scale geologic map is in color. This geologic map covers portions of Rutherford, McDowell, Mitchell,Burke, Caldwell, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Alexander, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Cabarras, Rowan, Davie, Davidson, Stanley, Montgomery, Anson, Richmond, Guilford, and Randolph counties, North Carolina.

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Professional papers

Gair, J. (editor). 1989. Mineral resources of the Charlotte 1 x 2 degree quadrangle, North Carolina and South South Carolina. US Geological Survey Professional Paper 1462. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $14.00

This report summarizes the mineral resources of the subject area. This comprehensive report provides in-depth information about the industrial minerals and aggregate resources of this area. The NCGS maintains a large geochemical data base on stream sediments from this study area. There are a number of derivative mineral resource maps produced from this project which are also available through the NCGS. This report covers portions of Rutherford, McDowell, Mitchell,Burke, Caldwell, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Catawba, Alexander, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Cabarras, Rowan, Davie, Davidson, Stanley, Montgomery, Anson, Richmond, Guilford, and Randolph counties, North Carolina.

 

Reinemund, J.A., 1955. Geology of the Deep River Coal Field, North Carolina.US Geological Survey Professional Paper 246. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $11.25

This report summarizes the coal resources, drilling records, and stratigraphy of the Deep River Coal Field, North Carolina. This comprehensive report accompanied by geologic maps provides insights as to the oil and gas potential of this area as well. The NCGS maintains a large organic geochemical data base from wells in this study area, as well as core and geophysical logs. This area is from Chatham, Lee and Moore counties, North Carolina.

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Bulletins

Robinson, G. R., Jr., Lesure, F.G., Marlowe, II, N.K., and Clark, S.H. 1992. Bedrock geology and mineral resources of the Knoxville 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangle, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina.US Geological Survey Bulletin 1979. US Geological Survey: Reston, VA. Price: $9.00

This report describes the bedrock and mineral resources of the subject area, located in the Blue Ridge. It includes portions of Cherokee, Clay, Macon, Swain, Haywood, Transylvania, Henderson, Polk, Rutherford, Buncombe, Madison, Yancy, and Mitchell counties, North Carolina. Reference is made to construction materials, industrial minerals, and metals.

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Author: Dr. Jeffrey C. Reid, P.G., CPG
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Revised: February 28, 2001.