Centennial mine

former copper mine of asbestos in Houghton county, MI

Geologic information

Name of siteCentennial mine
Developmentformer copper mine
StateMI
CountyHoughton
Geographic location:-88.422, 47.2558
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Fibrous mineralcapillary tremolite ('byssolite')"" (Williams, 1963, p. 614).
Associated mineralsanthonyite
calumetite
quartz
epidote
monazite
native copper
cuprite
paratacamite
numerous unidentified basic copper chlorides
Host rock typesbasalt
Geologic map unit-88.422, 47.2558
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Reference information

Williams, S.A., 1963, Anthonyite and calumetite--Two new minerals from the Michigan copper district: American Mineralogist, v. 48, nos. 5 and 6, p. 614-619.
[http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM48/AM48_614.pdf]
Heinrich, E.W., 1976, The mineralogy of Michigan: Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey Division Bulletin 6, 225 p.