Green Marble quarry

occurrence of asbestos in Warren county, NJ

Geologic information

Name of siteGreen Marble quarry
Developmentoccurrence
StateNJ
CountyWarren
Geographic location:-75.1843, 40.7226
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform tremolite-actinolite
Associated mineralsserpentine
molybdenite
pyrrhotite
diopside
calcite
dolomite
Host rock typesserpentinite, marble
Geologic map unit-75.1843, 40.7226
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Reference information

Lewis, J.V., 1909, Building stones of New Jersey, in Annual report of the State geologist for the year 1908: Geological Survey of New Jersey, p. 53-124.
Montgomery, A., 1955, Paragenesis of the serpentine-talc deposits near Easton, PA: Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences, v. 29, p. 203-215.
Germine, Mark, 1981, Asbestiform serpentine and amphibole group minerals in the northern New Jersey area: Newark, N.J., Rutgers University M.S. thesis, 239 p.
Germine, Mark, and Puffer, J.H., 1981, Distribution of asbestos in the bedrock of the northern New Jersey area: Environmental Geology, v. 3, p. 337-351.