unnamed occurrences

occurrence of asbestos in Mitchell county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed occurrences
Developmentoccurrence
StateNC
CountyMitchell
Geographic location:-82.065, 35.896
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstremolite
olivine
magnetite
talc
Host rock typesperidotite, dunite
Geologic map unit-82.065, 35.896
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Reference information

Brobst, D.A., 1962, Geology of the Spruce Pine district, Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties, North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1122-A, 26 p., 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1122A]
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.