Reported historic asbestos mines, historic asbestos prospects, and other natural occurrences of asbestos in the conterminous United States

Online link https://doi.org/10.5066/P92IB844
Description Site-by-site information on 876 natural occurrences of asbestos reported within the conterminous US. Includes location, mineralogy, geology, and relevant literature for each asbestos site. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, shapefile, and CSV formats.
Originators Van Gosen, Bradley S.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey data release 10.5066/P92IB844
Metadata https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/5c5db003e4b0fe48cb32e41e?name=Natural_asbestos_occurrences_conterminous_US.xml

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Adams, Adams, Alameda, Albany, Amador, Amelia, Amherst, Aroostook, Ashe, Avery, Baker, Baltimore, Baltimore, Baraga, Barrow, Beaver, Beaverhead, Bedford, Bergen, Berks, Berkshire, Blanco, Boulder, Box Elder, Buckingham, Bucks, Butte, Calaveras, Caldwell, Carbon, Carbon, Carroll, Carroll, Cecil, Chaffee, Chambers, Chelan, Cherokee, Chester, Clark, Clearwater, Cobb, Cochise, Coconino, Colusa, Contra Costa, Converse, Coweta, Culberson, Custer, Davis, DeKalb, Del Norte, Delaware, Dickinson, Dona Ana, Duchesne, El Dorado, Fairfax, Fairfax, Fauquier, Ferry, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Franklin, Fremont, Fremont, Fresno, Fulton, Gallatin, Gila, Glenn, Goochland, Grant, Grant, Grayson, Habersham, Hall, Hampshire, Hancock, Hancock, Harford, Henry, Hidalgo, Howard, Hudson, Hudspeth, Hunterdon, Idaho, Imperial, Inyo, Iron, Jackson, Jackson, Jackson, Josephine, Kern, Kings, La Paz, Lake, Lamoille, Lancaster, Larimer, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lincoln, Litchfield, Llano, Los Angeles, Loudoun, Lumpkin, Macon, Madera, Madison, Madison, Malheur, Marin, Marinette, Mariposa, Marquette, Mendocino, Mercer, Meriwether, Millard, Mitchell, Mohave, Mono, Monterey, Montgomery, Montgomery, Morris, Murray, Napa, Natrona, Nelson, Nevada, New Castle, Newberry, Northampton, Nye, Okanogan, Orleans, Oxford, Page, Park, Passaic, Pend Oreille, Pershing, Philadelphia, Pickens, Pike, Pinal, Pittsylvania, Placer, Plumas, Providence, Putnam, Rabun, Rappahannock, Richmond, Riley, Riverside, Rockingham, Saint Francois, Saint Lawrence, Saint Louis, Salt Lake, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Scott, Shasta, Shoshone, Sierra, Siskiyou, Skagit, Snohomish, Socorro, Somerset, Sonoma, Spartanburg, Stevens, Sussex, Tallapoosa, Teton, Towns, Transylvania, Trinity, Troup, Tulare, Tuolumne, Warren, Warren, Warren, Washakie, Washington, Watauga, Westchester, Whatcom, White, White Pine, Wilkes, Windham, Windsor, Woodson, Yancey, Yolo, Yuba

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image/jpeg KCAC chrysotile mine, CA, in 1998; the last asbestos mine in the US. https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/5c5db003e4b0fe48cb32e41e?name=KCAC+mine.jpg
text/csv Natural occurrences of asbestos dataset in csv format https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/5c5db003e4b0fe48cb32e41e?name=Natural_asbestos_occurrences_conterminous_US.csv
application/vnd.ms-excel Natural occurrences of asbestos dataset in Excel format https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/5c5db003e4b0fe48cb32e41e?name=Natural_asbestos_occurrences_conterminous_US.xls
text/csv References cited in the dataset in csv format https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/5c5db003e4b0fe48cb32e41e?name=References_csv_format.csv
application/vnd.ms-excel References cited in the dataset in Excel format https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/5c5db003e4b0fe48cb32e41e?name=References_Excel_format.xls
application/zip ArcGIS shapefile https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/5c5db003e4b0fe48cb32e41e?name=Natural_asbestos_occurrences_conterminous_US.zip