unnamed occurrence

occurrence of asbestos in Hudson county, NJ

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed occurrence
Developmentoccurrence
StateNJ
CountyHudson
Geographic location:-74.086, 40.758
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform actinolite
Associated mineralsalbite
calcite
chlorite
epidote
magnetite
chalcopyrite
pyrite
sphene
galena
malachite
barite
garnet
apophyllite
prehnite
Host rock typesdiabase
Geologic map unit-74.086, 40.758
Nearby scientific dataFind additional scientific data near this location

Reference information

Mason, B.H., 1960, Trap rock minerals of New Jersey: New Jersey Department of Conservation and Economic Development Bulletin, v. 64, 51 p.
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.