This map is an enlarged black and white print of a portion of 1887 Geological Map of N.C. by Joseph Austin Holmes. Symbols are used to indicate the locations of iron, gold, silver, and silver and lead deposits. The region along the Uwharrie River with gold deposits is highlighted on the map.
"A map of Barringer Mine in the early 1900s. It shows the vertical air shaft and branching mining tunnels of one section (at its deepest, the mine reaches nearly 400 ft.). Image courtesy of Joe Carter." Barringer Gold Mine, named after Matthias Barringer, was located in Montgomery County (later Stanly County). In 1825, it was site of the first gold vein discovered in the Southern Piedmont.
Maps from "Gold deposits of the southern Piedmont"
This is a Full-Text PDF of the 1948 print edition which covers Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. It also includes digital scans of 43 "in pocket" plate illustrations as PDFs. The Geological Survey "in pocket" plates relating to North Carolina gold mines are listed below.
Shows a plan of the mines in the Gold Hill area, showing shafts, veins, and roads. Inset map shows "Ground Plan of the Honeycutt Workings. From Geological report of the midland counties of North Carolina by Ebenezer Emmons. See "Publications Online" for full report.
This map (Plate 3) portrays the Gold Hill district in Rowan and Cabarrus counties and shows the locations of mines. Original color print map sized 2.6 x 1.7 feet.
See "Publications Online" to view Bulletin 21.
"Interactive map of the Gold Hill Mining District with major mines indicated with annotation. The Gold Hill Historic Park occupies land that was part of the Gold Hill Mine. Base map from Pratt (1908)." This site uses maps from The Gold Hill Mining District of North Carolina, Bulletin 21, by Francis Baker Laney.