T & P Number 1 quarry

occurrence of asbestos in Hudspeth county, TX

Geologic information

Name of siteT & P Number 1 quarry
Geographic location:-105.0308, 31.1185
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform richterite
Associated mineralstalc
Host rock typestalcose phyllite
Geologic map unit-105.0308, 31.1185
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Reference information

Bourbon, W.B., 1981, The origin and occurrences of talc in the Allamoore district, Culberson and Hudspeth Counties, Texas: Canyon, Texas, West Texas State University, M.S. thesis, 65 p.
Edwards, Gerald, 1984, Petrography and geochemistry of the Allamoore Formation, Culberson and Hudspeth Counties, Texas: El Paso, Texas, University of Texas, Ph.D. dissertation, 287 p.
Kyle, J.R., and Clark, K.F., 1990, Geology of the Allamoore talc district, west Texas, in Kyle, J.R., ed., Industrial mineral resources of the Delaware basin, Texas and New Mexico: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series, v. 8, p. 181-190.
Price, J.G., Henry, C.D., and Standen, A.R., 1983, Annotated bibliography of mineral deposits in Trans-Pecos Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Mineral Resource Circular No. 73, 108 p.
Rohrbacher, R.G., 1973, Asbestos in the Allamoore talc district, Hudspeth and Culberson Counties, Texas: University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Geological Circular 73-1, 17 p.