Barton mine

occurrence of asbestos in Floyd county, VA

Geologic information

Name of siteBarton mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateVA
CountyFloyd
Geographic location:-80.23, 36.88
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Host rock typesnot reported
Geologic map unit-80.23, 36.88
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Reference information

Dietrich, R.V., 1955, Additions to Virginia mineral localities: Bulletin of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Engineering Experiment Station Series No. 105, v. 49, no. 1, 31 p.
Kaas, L.M., ed., 1996, Indices to U.S. Bureau of Mines mineral resources records: U.S. Bureau of Mines Special Publication 96-2, 1 CD-ROM.