Sam Grindstaff mine

past producer of asbestos in Yancey county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteSam Grindstaff mine
Developmentpast producer
Geographic location:-82.2168, 35.9653
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-82.2168, 35.9653
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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.
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.