Burleson mine

past producer of asbestos in Avery county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteBurleson mine
Developmentpast producer
StateNC
CountyAvery
Geographic location:-81.952, 36.058
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
enstatite
Host rock typespyroxenite
Geologic map unit-81.952, 36.058
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Reference information

Bryant, Bruce, 1962, Geology of the Linville quadrangle, North Carolina-Tennessee--A preliminary report: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1121-D, 30 p., 1 plate, scale 1:62,500.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1121D]
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.