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The Sink Hole at Bandana: An Historic Blue Ridge Mica Mine Reveals Its Past

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Prehistoric mining activity in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the Woodland period is a neglected aspect of North Carolina history. Abundant evidence was still visible in the early 20th-century before it was destroyed by modern mining activity. This article presents an introductory study of mica mining at the Sink Hole Mica Mine in Bandana, North Carolina.
North Carolina Archaeology (NoCar E 78 S55 S6), Vol. 49 Issue , Oct 2000, p43-58, bibl, f