The demand created by the exigencies of World War II for domestic mica suitable for industrial use stimulated the prospeicting of new localities, the re-examination of old, abandoned properties, and the reopening of mica mines which had been idle or semi-idle for several years. Many new and productive localities were found and mining instituted, while several of the older properties with a history of spasmodic mining were put back into steady production. As a result of these activities much excellent mica was mined in Georgia during the war years.1

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