Neikirk mine

past producer of asbestos in Harford county, MD

Geologic information

Name of siteNeikirk mine
Developmentpast producer
StateMD
CountyHarford
Geographic location:-76.384, 39.697
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Fibrous mineraltremolite asbestos, anthophyllite asbestos
Host rock typesnot reported
Geologic map unit-76.384, 39.697
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Reference information

Bangs, Herbert, 1946, Asbestos in Maryland: Baltimore, Md., Natural History Society of Maryland, Maryland Journal of Natural History, v. 16, no. 4, p. 67-73.
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.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1082K]