Greeley talc mine

occurrence of asbestos in Windsor county, VT

Geologic information

Name of siteGreeley talc mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateVT
CountyWindsor
Geographic location:-72.771, 43.795
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
dolomite
chlorite
magnetite
actinolite
talc
chalcopyrite
pyrite
quartz
titanite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-72.771, 43.795
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Reference information

Gillson, J.L., 1927, Origin of the Vermont talc deposits, with a discussion on the formation of talc in general: Economic Geology, v. 22, no. 3, p. 246-287.
[http://econgeol.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/reprint/22/3/246]
Bain, G.W., 1942, Vermont talc and asbestos deposits, in Newhouse, W.H., ed., Ore deposits as related to structural features: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, p. 255-258.
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.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir95]