Barnes Hill locality

occurrence of asbestos in Washington county, VT

Geologic information

Name of siteBarnes Hill locality
Developmentoccurrence
StateVT
CountyWashington
Geographic location:-72.6923, 44.4005
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
magnesite
dolomite
talc
magnetite
chromite
olivine
pyroxene
chlorite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-72.6923, 44.4005
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Reference information

Chidester, A.H., Stewart, G.W., and Morris, D., 1952, Geologic map of the Barnes Hill talc prospect, Waterbury, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-7.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mf7]
Chidester, A.H., 1962, Petrology and geochemistry of selected talc-bearing ultramafic rocks and adjacent country rocks in north-central Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 345, 207 p., 7 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp345]