Ida copper mine

occurrence of asbestos in Page county, VA

Geologic information

Name of siteIda copper mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateVA
CountyPage
Geographic location:-78.426, 38.603
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Fibrous mineralserpentine asbestos
Associated mineralsepidote
quartz
malachite
native copper
azurite
jasper
Host rock typesbasalt
Geologic map unit-78.426, 38.603
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Reference information

Watson, T.L., 1907, Mineral resources of Virginia: Lynchburg, Va., J.P. Bell Company, 616 p.
Weed, W.H., 1911, Copper deposits of the Appalachian States: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 455, 166 p.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b455]
Allen, R.M., Jr., 1967, Geology and mineral resources of Page County: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Bulletin 81, 78 p., 1 plate, scale 1:62,500.
Sweet, P.C., and Bell, S.C., 1980, Metallic mineralization in the Blue Ridge Province of Virginia, in Contributions to Virginia geology--IV: Virginia Division of Mineral Resources Publication 27, p. 39-52.