Gaston County

This page contains information available through the NCGS concerning Gaston County.

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Gaston County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

GastonThe Pinnacle (King triangle)1690!Kings Mountain
A "!" in the column labeled "+/!" indicates an exact elevation. An estimated elevation is indicated by "+".
*Some counties have more than one location that appear to have the same elevation. These counties show more than one entry in this table.
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NCGS Publications covering Gaston County

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Dissertations and theses covering Gaston 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.








Bowerman, J. N. 1954 Geology and mineral resources of the Pasour Mountain area, Gaston County, North Carolina North Carolina State Master thesis 56 p.
France, N. A. 1983 Petrology and economic implications of Kings Mountain belt metaconglomerates North Carolina State University Master thesis 47 p. Petrology
Griffitts, W. R. 1958 Pegmatite geology of the Shelby district, North and South Carolina University of Michigan Ph.D. dissertation 122 p. Geologic mapping, Petrology
Hodges, R. A. 1983 A petrologic study of the Lithium Corporation of America Mine in the Tin-Spodumene Belt of North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 89 p. Petrologic, Economic (tin-spodumene)
Horton, J. W., Jr. 1977 Geology of the Kings Mountain and Grover quadrangles, North and South Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 174 p. Geologic mapping
Nunan, A. N. 1983 The geology of the magnetite deposits of the Kings Mountain Belt, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 86 p. Geologic mapping, Economic (magnetite)
Potter, D. B. 1954 High alumina metamorphic rocks of the Kings Mountain District, North Carolina and South Carolina California Institute of Technology Ph.D. dissertation 204 p. Geologic mapping, Economic (kyanite)
Steele, K. F., Jr. 1971 Chemical variations parallel and perpendicular to strike in two mesozoic dolerite dikes, North Carolina and South Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 202 p. Geochemistry
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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