Blue Hill occurrence

occurrence of asbestos in Delaware county, PA

Geologic information

Name of siteBlue Hill occurrence
Developmentoccurrence
StatePA
CountyDelaware
Geographic location:-75.41, 39.95
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Fibrous mineralamphibole asbestos, chrysotile
Associated mineralsenstatite
bronzite
hypersthene
actinolite
diaclasite
chlorite
serpentine
talc
apatite
chromite
zircon
quartz
Host rock typesmetaperidotite
Geologic map unit-75.41, 39.95
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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.