Sissler's quarry

occurrence of asbestos in Fairfax county, VA

Geologic information

Name of siteSissler's quarry
Developmentoccurrence
StateVA
CountyFairfax
Geographic location:-77.399, 38.838
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstremolite
Host rock typesnot reported
Geologic map unit-77.399, 38.838
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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.
Bernstein, L.R., 1980, Minerals of the Washington, D.C. area: Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey, Educational Series No. 5, 148 p., 3 plates.