unnamed occurrences

occurrence of asbestos in Putnam county, NY

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed occurrences
Developmentoccurrence
StateNY
CountyPutnam
Geographic location:-73.92, 41.44
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile asbestos veins
Associated mineralsserpentine
dolomite
Host rock typesdolomite
Geologic map unit-73.92, 41.44
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Reference information

Newland, D.H., 1921, The mineral resources of the state of New York: New York State Museum Bulletin, nos. 223-224, 315 p.
Chidester, A.H., and Shride, A.F., 1962, Asbestos in the United States--Exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Resource Map MR-17, scale 1:3,168,000, includes 11 p. pamphlet.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mr17]