Eastern Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center
The Contrary Creek watershed contains a variety of abandoned base-metal massive sulfide mines and quartz-gold vein deposits. To date, site-specific studies have concentrated on the Sulfur Mine.
|Contrary Creek at the Arminius Mine. Samples collected include stream sediments, precipitates and water. Stream pH at this location is 2.71.|
|Mines and prospects near Contrary Creek on the Mineral, VA 7.5' topographic map.|
|Project Studies: Bald Mountain, ME || Elizabeth Mine and Vermont Copper belt, VT || Prince William Forest Park and Mineral District, VA || Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC & TN || Laboratory-based studies|
|Mineral Resources Program||National Minerals Information / Geology, Minerals, Energy and Geophysics|
|Alaska / Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry / Central Mineral and Environmental Resources / Spatial Data|