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35723
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For rock enthusiasts, this article contained gems of the information. Examples are mother lode level locations such as Spruce Pine, Franklin, Little Switzerland, a facility to discover more areas of interest (Museum of North Carolina Minerals), and number of minerals that can be found in the Tar Heel State (over three hundred, in comparison to ten that can be found in other states).
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, May/June 1979, p30-31
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11309
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The Friends of the College, Inc. helped create the largest and fastest growing concert series in the nation. Performances are held at the North Carolina State University's Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh and attract 16,000 members. The series is so popular that a second night has been added to accommodate all the patrons. The concert series has included the New York City Ballet and pianist Van Cliburn.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 18, Feb 1966, p11, il
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33344
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Water management plans being developed by the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission will be used to evaluate management plans of proposed peat mining operations in North Carolina. Concern over the environmental effects of peat mining relates to such impacts as increased freshwater runoff from the mining sites to saline fish nursery areas and increased pollution.
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18558
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Many people are not aware of the magnitude of the mining industry in North Carolina, the variety and value of the state's mineral resources, and the effort the state and mining operators have invested in the mining regulatory and reclamation program. This article summarizes the importance of mining in North Carolina as well as the legislative requirements.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 49 Issue 3, Winter 1984, p12-16
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25145
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While the possibility of peat mining has been denied several times, this could soon change in the hearing in Hyde County.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Spring 1986, p2
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25150
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A peat mine set to be built in Hyde County is still under fire after months of hearings. The issues raised about the mine continue to be environmental ones.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 5 Issue 4, Summer 1986, p2
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31586
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Surface mining can create severe erosion and environmental problems. With five mining companies extracting feldspar and mica from the mountainous soil, Mitchell County sought assistance from soil conservationists to address spreading erosion and land damage. Land restoration efforts are underway and incorporating scientific techniques and materials to return the topography to a natural balance.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Jan 1977, p16-17, il, por
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31702
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Named after the town founder’s faith in the granite industry, Faith in now more of a bedroom community where many of its 600 residents work in Salisbury r Concord. The church community is important here; and due to its membership, the town’s population nearly triples on Sunday morning.
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34416
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There has long been a plentiful demand for native Western North Carolina gems and minerals. Alan Schabilion’s family business, Emerald Village in Little Switzerland, is a thriving tribute to the Spruce Pine Mining District, an area that has claimed more than seven-hundred mines that have yielded more than one-hundred different gems, minerals, and rocks. These minerals have been a crucial part of the region’s natural history, culture, and economy.
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