J.H. Pannell prospect

past prospect of asbestos in Mitchell county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteJ.H. Pannell prospect
Developmentpast prospect
StateNC
CountyMitchell
Geographic location:-82.1467, 36.0025
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos, chrysotile
Associated mineralsolivine
serpentine
Host rock typesperidotite
Geologic map unit-82.1467, 36.0025
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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.
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.