Troy asbestos deposit (East Hill prospect)

past prospect of asbestos in Orleans county, VT

Geologic information

Name of siteTroy asbestos deposit (East Hill prospect)
Developmentpast prospect
StateVT
CountyOrleans
Geographic location:-72.381, 44.934
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
magnetite
carbonate
brucite
talc
olivine
chromite
pyroxene
chlorite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-72.381, 44.934
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Reference information

Pearre, N.C., and Calkins, J.A., 1957, Mineral deposits and occurrences in Vermont exclusive of clay, sand and gravel, and peat: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Resource Map MR-5, scale 1:500,000.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mr5]
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.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mr17]
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]