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
StateGA
CountyHabersham
Geographic location:-83.451, 34.646
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralsolivine
actinolite
magnesite
talc
chlorite
serpentine
magnetite
chromite
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.
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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.