Black No. 2 mine

occurrence of asbestos in Cherokee county, SC

Geologic information

Name of siteBlack No. 2 mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateSC
CountyCherokee
Geographic location:-81.59, 35.09
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Fibrous mineralasbestos with long white fibres
Associated mineralsmagnetite
chlorite
talc
dolomite
tremolite
Host rock typesbasic igneous intrusion
Geologic map unit-81.59, 35.09
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Reference information

Sloan, Earle, 1908, Catalogue of the mineral localities of South Carolina: South Carolina Geological Survey, Series IV, Bulletin No. 2, 505 p.