C.W. Allen prospect (Cane River mine)

past producer of asbestos in Yancey county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteC.W. Allen prospect (Cane River mine)
Developmentpast producer
StateNC
CountyYancey
Geographic location:-82.373, 35.894
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralsolivine
serpentine
chlorite
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-82.373, 35.894
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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.