lake norman real estate

Is there Fracking in our Lake Norman area?

Exposed North Carolina Triassic Rift Basins

Despite being a mandatory disclosure since January, Lake Norman home buyers and sellers still understandably have a lot of questions about mineral rights.  I wrote in detail about it back in July: What Lake Norman Buyers and Sellers About Mineral, Oil and Gas Rights.  However I recently learned about this great North Carolina “Fracking Map” or technically a map of the Exposed North Carolina Triassic Rift Basins which, according to indicates where hydraulic fracking could occur in North Carolina.  Finally, an official resource!  According to this map there are no Triassic Basins in our Lake Norman area at all so it becomes a moot point for us.

Just to make sure I found this second map for the entire state of North Carolina and the Lake Norman area is clearly all white:

North Carolina geologic formations map

So, what about minerals?  Here is the best map I could find:

Map of North Carolina Mineral Mines


Interested in learning more?  All you have to do is Goggle North Carolina Fracking Map or North Carolina Mineral Map and you will find quite a number of maps and information.  Hopefully this will help you to fill out the Mineral, Oil and Gas Disclosure!


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