Jenkins Farm prospects

occurrence of asbestos in Fairfax county, VA

Geologic information

Name of siteJenkins Farm prospects
Developmentoccurrence
StateVA
CountyFairfax
Geographic location:-77.325, 38.983
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Fibrous mineralactinolite-tremolite asbestos, chrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
talc
malachite
chlorite
magnetite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-77.325, 38.983
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Reference information

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.