Mack Mountain (Wykle) prospect

past prospect of asbestos in White county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteMack Mountain (Wykle) prospect
Developmentpast prospect
StateGA
CountyWhite
Geographic location:-83.636, 34.751
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
olivine
Host rock typesperidotite, pyroxenite
Geologic map unit-83.636, 34.751
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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.
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.
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.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mf1347C]