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
Developmentoccurrence
StateMI
CountyMarquette
Geographic location:-87.7246, 46.5252
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
dolomite
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.
[http://econgeol.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/reprint/40/2/115]
Heinrich, E.W., 1976, The mineralogy of Michigan: Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey Division Bulletin 6, 225 p.