Delight quarry

occurrence of asbestos in Baltimore county, MD

Geologic information

Name of siteDelight quarry
Developmentoccurrence
StateMD
CountyBaltimore
Geographic location:-76.8289, 39.44
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
magnesite
opal
deweylite
chalcedony
quartz
calcite
chromite
rutile
garnierite
chlorite
dolomite
limonite
magnetite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-76.8289, 39.44
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Reference information

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.