Cabarrus County, NC

This page contains information available through the North Carolina Geological Survey concerning Cabarrus County.

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Cabarrus County, NC

[1:24,000 scale maps for Cabarrus County]

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

Cabarrus200' and 3400' SW of intersection of SR 1612 and 1613890+Cornelius/Mooresville
A "!" in the column labeled "+/!" indicates an exact elevation. An estimated elevation is indicated by "+".
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NCGS Publications covering Cabarrus County

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Dissertations and theses covering Cabarrus County

Copies of Ph.D. dissertations and M.S. theses at the NCGS Archdale office are listed below. These volumes are not for sale, but can be viewed at the NCGS offices in Raleigh, NC. For interlibrary loan, please check with the degree-granting institution.








Andersen, G. D. 1972 Distribution of copper and zinc in ground water in a selected area of known mineralization, Cabarrus and Stanly Counties, North Carolina UNC Chapel Hill Master thesis 43 p.
Cabaup, J. J. 1969 Origin and differentiation of the gabbro in the Concord ring dike, North Carolina Piedmont UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 42 p. Petrology, Geochemistry
Fritz, S. J. 1976 Physical and chemical characteristics of weathering rinds from several plutons in the North Carolina Piedmont UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 233 p. Petrology
Headd K. O., Jr. 1993 Core lithologies, veins and fractures of the Concord Gabbro/Syenite Complex of North Carolina, copy 1 East Carolina University Master thesis 145 p. Petrology, Petrography
Houston, R. S., Jr. 1950 Tungsten deposits in Cabarrus County, North Carolina North Carolina State College Master thesis 56 p. Geologic mapping, Economic (tungsten)
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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