Prather property

past prospect of asbestos in Tallapoosa county, AL

Geologic information

Name of sitePrather property
Developmentpast prospect
StateAL
CountyTallapoosa
Geographic location:-85.649, 32.926
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
enstatite
hypersthene
corundum
pyroxenes
Host rock typespyroxenite, amphibolite, biotite gneiss, hornblende diorite, mica schist
Geologic map unit-85.649, 32.926
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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.