Perry Wise-Sanders property

past prospect of asbestos in Tallapoosa county, AL

Geologic information

Name of sitePerry Wise-Sanders property
Developmentpast prospect
StateAL
CountyTallapoosa
Geographic location:-85.757, 32.887
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
chlorite
vermiculite
enstatite
hornblende
hypersthene
tremolite
Host rock typesamphibolite, ""enstatite rock"", serpentinite, pyroxenite
Geologic map unit-85.757, 32.887
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Reference information

Neathery, T.L., LeVan, H.P., Ahrenholz, H.W., and O'Neill, J.F., 1967, Talc and asbestos at Dadeville, Ala.: U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations 7045, 57 p.
Neathery, T.L., 1968, Talc and anthophyllite asbestos deposits in Tallapoosa and Chambers Counties, Alabama: Geological Survey of Alabama Bulletin 90, 98 p.