Washington iron mine

occurrence of asbestos in Marquette county, MI

Geologic information

Name of siteWashington iron mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateMI
CountyMarquette
Geographic location:-87.8805, 46.4927
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform actinolite
Associated mineralsquartz
magnetite
garnet
chlorite
Host rock typesiron-formation
Geologic map unit-87.8805, 46.4927
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Reference information

Rominger, C., 1881, Upper Peninsula, 1878-1880: Geological Survey of Michigan, v. IV, 248 p.
Heinrich, E.W., 1976, The mineralogy of Michigan: Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey Division Bulletin 6, 225 p.