Dover area ultramafic body

occurrence of asbestos in Windham county, VT

Geologic information

Name of siteDover area ultramafic body
Geographic location:-72.765, 42.96
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesserpentinite, dunite, peridotite
Geologic map unit-72.765, 42.96
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Reference information

Chidester, A.H., Billings, M.P., and Cady, W.M., 1951, Talc investigations in Vermont--Preliminary report: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 95, 33 p., 1 plate.
Chidester, A.H., and Shride, A.F., 1962, Asbestos in the United States--Exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Resource Map MR-17, scale 1:3,168,000, includes 11 p. pamphlet.