Yancey County

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


USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Yancey County

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

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information


Highest Point*

COUNTYHIGH POINT AND LOCATIONELEVATION+/!USGS 7.5' QUAD
YanceyMount Mitchell, USGS BM N 166684!Mount Mitchell
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NCGS Publications covering Yancey County

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Dissertations and theses covering Yancey 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.

Name

Date

Title

Institution

Format

Pages

Topic*

Adams, M. G. 1995 The tectonothermal evolution of part of the Blue Ridge thrust complex, northwestern North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 193 p. Geologic mapping, Structural geology
Bohanan, E. R., Jr. 1975 Petrographic & spectrographic analysis of several soapstone artifacts from TN and soapstone deposits in NC & SC in an attempt to determine the source area of artifacts University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Master thesis 110 p.
Coble, J. F. 1976 Geology of the Limestone Cove window, Tennessee and North Carolina East Carolina University Master thesis 62 p. Geologic mapping
Eckelmann, F. D. 1954 The sedimentary origin and stratigraphic equivalence of the so-called Cranberry and Henderson granites in western NC Columbia University Master thesis 47 p. Regional geology
Fletcher, J. S. 1972 Chromite from some western North Carolina ultramafites and its petrogenetic implications University of South Carolina Master thesis 66 p.
Hinrichs, F. W. 1941 The occurence of a mica in the Spruce Pine district, North Carolina Northwestern University Master thesis 114 p. Economic (muscovite)
Howell, D. E. 1975 Geology of the southern two-thirds of the Celo 7.5 minute quadrangle, North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 60 p. Geologic mapping, Economic (mica)
Kingsbury, R. H. 1977 Petrology of an ultramafic pluton north of Micaville, Yancey County, North Carolina Kent State University Master thesis 38 p. Petrology
Lowry, J. 1950 The southwest end of the Mountain City Window, northeastern Tennessee Yale University Ph.D. dissertation 147 p. Geologic mapping
Manger, K. C. 1981 A structural analysis of the Roan Mountain mafic complex, North Carolina and Tennessee University of Kentucky Master thesis 180 p. Structural Geology
McClelland, S. W. 1973 The crystallography and petrology of Kammmererite from the Day Book body, Yancey County, North Carolina University of Iowa Master thesis 32 p. Crystallography, Mineralogy
Neuhauser, K. R. 1974 Theories on origin of alpine-type ultramafics, copy 2 University of South Carolina Ph.D. dissertation 93 p. Petrography, Structural geology
Neuhauser, K. R. 1974 Theories on origin of alpine-type ultramafics, copy 1 University of South Carolina Ph.D. dissertation 93 p. Petrography, Structural geology
Neuhauser, K. R. 1971 A structural and petrographic analysis of the Bank's Creek (NC) serpentinite University of South Carolina Master thesis 34 p. Petrography
Perez, E. D. 1979 Magnetic surveys of selected ultramafic deposits in western North Carolina Kent State University Master thesis 43 p. Geophysical (magnetics)
Phyfer, D. W. 1968 The geochemistry and petrology of the Day Book (N.C.) Dunite University of South Carolina Master thesis 55 p. Geochemistry, Petrology
Wilson, J. R. 1973 An X-ray fluorescence study of trace element distributions in metamorphic rocks and potential economic mineralization near Huntdale, North Carolina University of Tennessee Master thesis 55 p. X-ray Flourescence
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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