Burelson Asbestos Mine

Past Producer in Avery county in North Carolina, United States with commodities Asbestos, Talc-Soapstone

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10126573
MRDS ID K002551
MAS/MILS ID 0370110011
Record type Site
Current site name Burelson Asbestos Mine
Related records 10026088

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -81.95704, 36.06199 (WGS84)
Elevation 1198
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States North Carolina Avery


Commodity Importance
Asbestos Primary
Talc-Soapstone Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -81.95704, 36.06199

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0370110011
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS K002551 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    REF: CRIB RECORD NO. K002551.

  • Deposit

    BRYANT, BRUCE, 1962, USGS BULL 1121-D, PLATE 1.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 15-NOV-1983 Eastern Field Operations Center (EFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines