National Park Service quarry

occurrence of asbestos in Howard county, MD

Geologic information

Name of siteNational Park Service quarry
Developmentoccurrence
StateMD
CountyHoward
Geographic location:-76.79, 39.29
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralspicrolite
williamsite
antigorite
talc
psilomelane
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-76.79, 39.29
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Reference information

Ostrander, C.W., and Price, W.E., Jr., 1940, Minerals of Maryland: Baltimore, Md., Natural History Society of Maryland, 92 p.