New Rochelle serpentinite

occurrence of asbestos in Westchester county, NY

Geologic information

Name of siteNew Rochelle serpentinite
Developmentoccurrence
StateNY
CountyWestchester
Geographic location:-73.768, 40.904
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
pyroxene
calcite
dolomite
chromite
magnetite
tremolite
limonite
spinel
brucite
chalcedony
magnesite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-73.768, 40.904
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Reference information

Newland, D.H., 1901, The serpentines of Manhattan Island and vicinity and their accompanying minerals: New York City, N.Y., Columbia University, The School of Mines Quarterly, v. 22, p. 307-317, 399-410.