Bald Friar quarries

occurrence of asbestos in Cecil county, MD

Geologic information

Name of siteBald Friar quarries
Developmentoccurrence
StateMD
CountyCecil
Geographic location:-76.207, 39.699
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Fibrous mineralasbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
talc
pyrite
albite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-76.207, 39.699
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Reference information

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]