Minerals in the South.
--There was left at our office a few days since a very fine specimen of copper ore found near Greensborough
. N. C. The richness of this specimen would indicate a very valuable mine in that vicinity.
It would be well if some capitalist would examine it and see what could be made out of it. Copper will be wanted by us in course of time, and the location of this in North Carolina
will prove advantageous for the commerce with the sea-coast.
We see by the Mobile Register
that a rich lead mine exists on the Warrior River
above Tuscaloosa, in Alabama
These are newly discovered or newly announced mines.
are rich in copper, and lead ores long known.
The lead mines in Southwestern Virginia
are rich and extend over a surface of 50 miles in length.
Both States have copper enough for all the wants of the South