Sall Mountain mine

past producer of asbestos in White county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteSall Mountain mine
Developmentpast producer
StateGA
CountyWhite
Geographic location:-83.685, 34.662
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
dolomite
chlorite
serpentine
magnetite
pyrite
Host rock typesamphibolite
Geologic map unit-83.685, 34.662
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Reference information

Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 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.
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.
McCallie, S.W., 1910, A preliminary report on the mineral resources of Georgia: Geological Survey of Georgia Bulletin No. 23, p. 33-36.