Bell Creek mine

occurrence of asbestos in Towns county, GA

Geologic information

Name of siteBell Creek mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateGA
CountyTowns
Geographic location:-83.734, 34.98
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralscorundum
chlorite
talc
olivine
serpentine
amphibole
magnetite
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-83.734, 34.98
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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.
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.
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.