Quarry L

occurrence of asbestos in Northampton county, PA

Geologic information

Name of siteQuarry L
Developmentoccurrence
StatePA
CountyNorthampton
Geographic location:-75.2321, 40.6995
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Fibrous mineraltremolite asbestos
Host rock typesserpentine, marble
Geologic map unit-75.2321, 40.6995
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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.
Germine, Mark, 1981, Asbestiform serpentine and amphibole group minerals in the northern New Jersey area: Newark, N.J., Rutgers University M.S. thesis, 239 p.
Germine, Mark, and Puffer, J.H., 1981, Distribution of asbestos in the bedrock of the northern New Jersey area: Environmental Geology, v. 3, p. 337-351.