Mrs. W.M. Higginbothem property

past prospect of asbestos in Troup county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteMrs. W.M. Higginbothem property
Developmentpast prospect
Geographic location:-85.16, 32.9
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Fibrous mineralcross-fiber asbestos
Associated mineralspyroxenes
Host rock typesamphibolite, pyroxenite
Geologic map unit-85.16, 32.9
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Reference information

Hopkins, O.B., 1914, A report on the asbestos, talc and soapstone deposits of Georgia: Geological Survey of Georgia Bulletin No. 29, 319 p.
Teague, K.H., 1956, Georgia occurrences described [Asbestos in Georgia]: Georgia Mineral Newsletter, v. 9, no. 1, p. 4-7.
Cook, R.B., 1978, Minerals of Georgia--Their properties and occurrences: Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Geologic and Water Resources Division, Bulletin 92, 189 p.