Chesnut Gap chromite prospect

occurrence of asbestos in Jackson county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteChesnut Gap chromite prospect
Developmentoccurrence
StateNC
CountyJackson
Geographic location:-83.149, 35.375
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralschromite
talc
vermiculite
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-83.149, 35.375
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Reference information

Hunter, C.E., Murdock, T.G., and MacCarthy, G.R., 1942, Chromite deposits of North Carolina: North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development, Division of Mineral Resources, Bulletin No. 42, 39 p.