Carter (Texas) mine

occurrence of asbestos in Lancaster county, PA

Geologic information

Name of siteCarter (Texas) mine
Developmentoccurrence
StatePA
CountyLancaster
Geographic location:-76.1, 39.731
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Fibrous mineralclinochrysotile
Associated mineralsstevensite
hydromagnesite
dolomite
brookite
magnetite
chromite
magnesite
zaratite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-76.1, 39.731
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Reference information

Gordon, S.G., 1922, The mineralogy of Pennsylvania: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Special Publication No. 1, 255 p.
Faust, G.T., and Fahey, J.J., 1962, The serpentine-group minerals: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 384-A, 92 p.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp384A]
Pearre, N.C., and Heyl, A.V., Jr., 1960, Chromite and other mineral deposits in serpentine rocks of the Piedmont Upland, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1082-K, p. 707-833, plates 40-47.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1082K]