Porcupine Hill serpentinite

occurrence of asbestos in Aroostook county, ME

Geologic information

Name of sitePorcupine Hill serpentinite
Developmentoccurrence
StateME
CountyAroostook
Geographic location:-67.996, 46.4435
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
magnesite
magnetite
chromite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-67.996, 46.4435
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Reference information

Pavlides, Louis, 1965, Geology of the Bridgewater quadrangle, Aroostook County, Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1206, 72 p., 3 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1206]