Thurman prospect

prospect of asbestos in Warren county, NY

Geologic information

Name of siteThurman prospect
Geographic location:-73.92, 43.53
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile asbestos veins
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesdolomite
Geologic map unit-73.92, 43.53
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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.
Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 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.