unnamed prospect

past prospect of asbestos in Orleans county, VT

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed prospect
Developmentpast prospect
StateVT
CountyOrleans
Geographic location:-72.4251, 44.816
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
magnetite
carbonate
brucite
talc
olivine
chromite
pyroxene
chlorite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-72.4251, 44.816
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Reference information

Kemp, J.F., 1901, Notes on the occurrence of asbestos in Lamoille and Orleans Counties, Vt., in Mineral resources of the United States, calendar year 1900: U.S. Geological Survey, p. 862-866.
Marsters, W.F., 1904, A preliminary report on a portion of the serpentine belt of Lamoille and Orleans Counties, in Report of the state geologist on the mineral industries and geology of certain areas of Vermont, 1903-1904: Montpelier, Vt., Argus and Patriot Printing House, p. 86-102.
Richardson, C.H., 1910, Asbestos in Vermont, in Report of the state geologist on the mineral industries and geology of certain areas of Vermont, 1909-1910: Bellows Falls, Vt., P.H. Gobie Press, p. 315-330.
Diller, J.S., 1911, The types, modes of occurrence, and important deposits of asbestos in the United States, in Contributions to economic geology (short papers and preliminary reports), 1910--Part 1, Metals and nonmetals except fuels: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 470, p. 505-524.
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Keith, S.B., and Bain, G.W., 1932, Chrysotile asbestos--I, chrysotile veins: Economic Geology, v. 27, no. 2, p. 169-188.
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Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 p.
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.