Village Green (Hannum) asbestos pits

past producer of asbestos in Delaware county, PA

Geologic information

Name of siteVillage Green (Hannum) asbestos pits
Developmentpast producer
Geographic location:-75.433, 39.865
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Fibrous mineralamphibole asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesmetaperidotite
Geologic map unit-75.433, 39.865
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Reference information

Rand, T.D., Jefferis, W.W., and Cardeza, J.T.M., 1893, Mineral localities of Philadelphia and vicinity: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia--1892, v. 44, p. 174-202.
Gordon, S.G., 1922, The mineralogy of Pennsylvania: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Special Publication No. 1, 255 p.
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.