Green Swamp Dam site

occurrence of asbestos in Passaic county, NJ

Geologic information

Name of siteGreen Swamp Dam site
Developmentoccurrence
StateNJ
CountyPassaic
Geographic location:-74.3223, 41.038
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsphlogopite
serpentine
calcite
Host rock typesmarble
Geologic map unit-74.3223, 41.038
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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.