County Information

Type:  County

Latitude:  0 

Longitude: 0 

Mines

No items found

Catawba County North Carolina

In Catawba County North Carolina, the area around Hoopers Quarry, you can find gold, with calcite, graphite and pyrite.

MINES:

A. D. Shuford's Mine - was worked by dragline scraper. It is located 4 1/2 miles slightly southeast from Catawba Station and 6 miles west of Sherrill's Ford. It was a placer mine.

SUGGESTED PROSPECTING AREAS:

Newton - most of the area streams around Newton contain placer gold.

Leave a Reply

Scroll to Top