Little Deer Isle serpentine body

occurrence of asbestos in Hancock county, ME

Geologic information

Name of siteLittle Deer Isle serpentine body
Developmentoccurrence
StateME
CountyHancock
Geographic location:-68.706, 44.293
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralspicrolite
diallage
pyrite
magnetite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-68.706, 44.293
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Reference information

Wing, L.A., 1951a, Asbestos and serpentine rocks of Maine: Augusta, Maine, Maine Development Commission, Maine Geological Survey, Report of the State Geologist 1949-1950, p. 35-46, 3 maps.
Morrill, Philip, and Hinckley, W.P., 1959, Maine mines and minerals--Vol. 2, eastern Maine: Naples, Maine, Dillingham Natural History Museum, 80 p.