Verde Antique quarry and Ropes gold mine property

occurrence of asbestos in Marquette county, MI

Geologic information

Name of siteVerde Antique quarry and Ropes gold mine property
Geographic location:-87.7246, 46.5252
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-87.7246, 46.5252
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Reference information

Snelgrove, A.K., Seaman, W.A., and Ayres, V.L., 1944, Strategic minerals investigations in Marquette and Baraga Counties, 1943: Michigan Department of Conservation, Geological Survey Division, Progress Report Number 10, 69 p.
Broderick, T.M., 1945, Geology of the Ropes Gold mine, Marquette County, Michigan: Economic Geology, v. 40, no. 2, p. 115-128.
Heinrich, E.W., 1976, The mineralogy of Michigan: Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey Division Bulletin 6, 225 p.