Russel prospect

occurrence of asbestos in Adams county, PA

Geologic information

Name of siteRussel prospect
Developmentoccurrence
StatePA
CountyAdams
Geographic location:-77.43, 39.7881
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Fibrous mineralcrocidolite
Associated mineralsazurite
calcite
chlorite
native copper
cuprite
epidote
malachite
quartz
Host rock typesmetabasalt
Geologic map unit-77.43, 39.7881
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Reference information

Geyer, A.R., Smith, R.C., II, and Barnes, J.H., 1976, Mineral collecting in Pennsylvania [4th ed.]: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, Topographic and Geologic Survey, General Geology Report 33, 260 p.