Commissioner Creek prospect

past producer of asbestos in Macon county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteCommissioner Creek prospect
Developmentpast producer
StateNC
CountyMacon
Geographic location:-83.402, 35.01
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstremolite
olivine
chlorite
talc
serpentine
magnesite
magnetite
limonite
Host rock typesperidotite
Geologic map unit-83.402, 35.01
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Reference information

Hunter, C.E., 1941, Forsterite olivine deposits of North Carolina and Georgia: North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development, Division of Mineral Resources, Bulletin No. 41, 117 p.
Conrad, S.G., Wilson, W.F., Allen, E.P., and Wright, T.J., 1963, Anthophyllite asbestos in North Carolina: North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development, Division of Mineral Resources, Bulletin No. 77, 61 p., 7 plates.