Soapstone Ridge occurrences

occurrence of asbestos in DeKalb county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteSoapstone Ridge occurrences
Developmentoccurrence
StateGA
CountyDeKalb
Geographic location:-84.337, 33.653
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Fibrous mineraltremolite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
chlorite
cummingtonite
anthophyllite
goethite
hematite
magnetite
Host rock typesultramafic rocks
Geologic map unit-84.337, 33.653
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Reference information

Blake, R.L., 1982, Amphiboles in Soapstone Ridge, Ga.: U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations 8627, 17 p.