Keener Branch area

occurrence of asbestos in Llano county, TX

Geologic information

Name of siteKeener Branch area
Developmentoccurrence
StateTX
CountyLlano
Geographic location:-98.7777, 30.5084
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Fibrous mineralamphibole asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
talc
anthophyllite
tremolite
magnetite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-98.7777, 30.5084
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Reference information

Barnes, V.E., Dawson, R.F., and Parkinson, G.A., 1942, Building stones of central Texas: Austin, Texas, The University of Texas Publication No. 4246 [Issued 1947], 198 p.
Barnes, V.E., 1943, Soapstone and serpentine in the central mineral region of Texas, in Texas mineral resources: Austin, Texas, The University of Texas Publication No. 4301 [Issued 1946], p. 55-91.
Dietrich, J.W., and Lonsdale, J.T., 1958, Mineral resources of the Colorado River Industrial Development Association Area: The University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 37, 84 p., 9 plates.