unnamed prospect

past prospect of asbestos in Orleans county, VT

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed prospect
Developmentpast prospect
StateVT
CountyOrleans
Geographic location:-72.4561, 44.8062
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
magnetite
carbonate
brucite
talc
olivine
chromite
pyroxene
chlorite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-72.4561, 44.8062
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Reference information

Cady, W.M., Albee, A.L., and Chidester, A.H., 1963, Bedrock geology and asbestos deposits of the upper Missisquoi Valley and vicinity, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1122-B, 78 p., 1 plate.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1122B]
Murphy, V.J., and Lacroix, A.V., 1969, Magnetic surveys of ultramafic bodies in the vicinity of Lowell, Vermont: Montpelier, Vt., Department of Water Resources, Vermont Geological Survey, Economic Geology No. 6, 40 p., 2 plates.