Asbestos Mining and Manufacturing Co. (Hollywood) mine

past producer of asbestos in Habersham county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteAsbestos Mining and Manufacturing Co. (Hollywood) mine
Developmentpast producer
Geographic location:-83.451, 34.646
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralsolivine
Host rock typesperidotite
Geologic map unit-83.451, 34.646
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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.
Hopkins, O.B., 1915, Asbestos deposits of Georgia: Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, v. 50, p. 964-973.
Reifsneider, L.B., 1925, Amphibole asbestos deposits at Hollywood, Ga.--Their development and treatment: Engineering and Mining Journal-Press, v. 119, no. 15, p. 606-608.
Teague, K.H., and Furcron, A.S., 1948, Geology and mineral resources of Rabun and Habersham Counties, Georgia: Georgia Department of Mines, Mining and Geology map, scale 1:126,720.
Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 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.