Jenkins (Todd) mine

past producer of asbestos in Harford county, MD

Geologic information

Name of siteJenkins (Todd) mine
Developmentpast producer
StateMD
CountyHarford
Geographic location:-76.377, 39.699
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Fibrous mineraltremolite asbestos, anthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
dolomite
calcite
actinolite
limonite
malachite
tetrahedrite
picrolite
quartz
psilomelane
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-76.377, 39.699
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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.
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]
Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 p.