unnamed occurrence

occurrence of asbestos in Morris county, NJ

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed occurrence
Developmentoccurrence
StateNJ
CountyMorris
Geographic location:-74.689, 40.891
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Fibrous mineralactinolite asbestos
Associated mineralsalbite
hornblende
chlorite
epidote
clay
Host rock typesPrecambrian granitic pegmatite
Geologic map unit-74.689, 40.891
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Reference information

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.