Daniels quarry (Alberton deposit)

past producer of asbestos in Howard county, MD

Geologic information

Name of siteDaniels quarry (Alberton deposit)
Developmentpast producer
Geographic location:-76.814, 39.317
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralsrutile
Host rock typesserpentinite, ""schistose actinolite
Geologic map unit-76.814, 39.317
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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.
Pearre, N.C., and Heyl, A.V., Jr., 1960, Chromite and other mineral deposits in serpentine rocks of the Piedmont Upland, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1082-K, p. 707-833, plates 40-47.
Bernstein, L.R., 1980, Minerals of the Washington, D.C. area: Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey, Educational Series No. 5, 148 p., 3 plates.