Balsam Gap olivine deposit

occurrence of asbestos in Jackson county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteBalsam Gap olivine deposit
Developmentoccurrence
StateNC
CountyJackson
Geographic location:-83.087, 35.43
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsolivine
antigorite
talc
bronzite
chromite
magnetite
chlorite
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-83.087, 35.43
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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.