Pig Pen Mountain locality

occurrence of asbestos in Rabun county, GA

Geologic information

Name of sitePig Pen Mountain locality
Developmentoccurrence
StateGA
CountyRabun
Geographic location:-83.17, 34.93
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Fibrous mineralmass-fiber asbestos
Associated mineralsenstatite
olivine
Host rock typespyroxenite
Geologic map unit-83.17, 34.93
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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.