Knight property

occurrence of asbestos in Tallapoosa county, AL

Geologic information

Name of siteKnight property
Developmentoccurrence
StateAL
CountyTallapoosa
Geographic location:-85.668, 32.929
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
enstatite
hypersthene
olivine
Host rock typespyroxenite, amphibolite, hornblende gabbro, hornblende gneiss
Geologic map unit-85.668, 32.929
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Reference information

Neathery, T.L., 1968, Talc and anthophyllite asbestos deposits in Tallapoosa and Chambers Counties, Alabama: Geological Survey of Alabama Bulletin 90, 98 p.