Oakland mine

past producer of asbestos in Transylvania county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteOakland mine
Developmentpast producer
StateNC
CountyTransylvania
Geographic location:-82.983, 35.114
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralsenstatite
tremolite
talc
chlorite
actinolite
olivine
Host rock typespyroxenite
Geologic map unit-82.983, 35.114
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Reference information

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.