W.B. Railey property

occurrence of asbestos in Tallapoosa county, AL

Geologic information

Name of siteW.B. Railey property
Developmentoccurrence
StateAL
CountyTallapoosa
Geographic location:-85.736, 32.899
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
chlorite
vermiculite
hornblende
actinolite
mica
Host rock typeshornblende gneiss, amphibolite, pyroxenite, hornblende gabbro, hornblende diorite, actinolite schist
Geologic map unit-85.736, 32.899
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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.