Reed chrome mine

occurrence of asbestos in Harford county, MD

Geologic information

Name of siteReed chrome mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateMD
CountyHarford
Geographic location:-76.456, 39.612
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralschromite
talc
kammererite
chromian antigorite
serpentine
rhodochrome
brucite
magnesite
limonite
williamsite
picrolite
baltimorite
chalcedony
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-76.456, 39.612
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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.