Frank mine

past producer of asbestos in Avery county, NC

Geologic information

Name of siteFrank mine
Developmentpast producer
StateNC
CountyAvery
Geographic location:-82.002, 36.07
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralsenstatite
bronzite
talc
vermiculite
olivine
antigorite
chlorite
chromite
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-82.002, 36.07
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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.