Calhoun Mining Company property

occurrence of asbestos in White county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteCalhoun Mining Company property
Geographic location:-83.715, 34.66
(click for info)
Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
Host rock typesultramafic intrusion
Geologic map unit-83.715, 34.66
Nearby scientific dataFind additional scientific data near this location

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.
Georgia Department of Mines, Mining and Geology, 1951, Mineral resources of Union, Towns, Lumpkin and White Counties, Georgia: Georgia Department of Mines, Mining and Geology map, scale 1:126,720.