John Martin prospects

past prospect of asbestos in White county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteJohn Martin prospects
Developmentpast prospect
StateGA
CountyWhite
Geographic location:-83.631, 34.749
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
corundum
chlorite
limonite
magnetite
Host rock typesperidotite
Geologic map unit-83.631, 34.749
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Reference information

Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 p.
Chatman, M.L., 1985, Maps showing mines, prospects, and mineral sites in the Tray Mountain Roadless Area and vicinity, northern Georgia: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1347-C, scale 1:30,000.
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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.
Hopkins, O.B., 1914, A report on the asbestos, talc and soapstone deposits of Georgia: Geological Survey of Georgia Bulletin No. 29, 319 p.
Teague, K.H., 1956, Georgia occurrences described [Asbestos in Georgia]: Georgia Mineral Newsletter, v. 9, no. 1, p. 4-7.