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New Mineral Boom? Beaufort's phosphate may be worth more than all the rest of our minerals together.

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Expected to create a $25 million dollar a year industry for North Carolina, the U.S. Geological Survey has identified one of the world's largest phosphate reserves in Beaufort County. Texas Gulf Sulpher Company and Magnet Cove Barium Cooperation have begun pilot operations in the region, attempting to harvest some of the 700 square miles of land containing the deposits.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 31 Issue 14, Dec 1963, p17