occurrence along the Sturgeon Falls sill

occurrence of asbestos in Marinette county, WI

Geologic information

Name of siteoccurrence along the Sturgeon Falls sill
Developmentoccurrence
StateWI
CountyMarinette
Geographic location:-87.892, 45.753
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Fibrous mineralcross-fiber chrysotile asbestos
Associated mineralsantigorite
carbonate minerals (dolomite or magnesite)
magnetite
chromite
chlorite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-87.892, 45.753
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Reference information

Bayley, R.W., Dutton, C.E., and Lamey, C.A., 1966, Geology of the Menominee iron-bearing district, Dickinson County, Michigan, and Florence and Marinette Counties, Wisconsin: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 513, 96 p., 4 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp513]