Deposit Number Nine

occurrence of asbestos in Macon county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteDeposit Number Nine
Developmentoccurrence
StateNC
CountyMacon
Geographic location:-83.28, 35.19
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsolivine
vermiculite
chlorite
chromite
antigorite
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-83.28, 35.19
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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.