unnamed occurrence

occurrence of asbestos in Sussex county, NJ

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed occurrence
Geographic location:-74.699, 40.927
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Fibrous mineralrichterite asbestos
Associated mineralshornblende
potassium feldspar
Host rock typesPrecambrian granitic pegmatite"", alaskite
Geologic map unit-74.699, 40.927
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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.