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Socrates Corundum Mine (Socrates Asbestos prospect), Lake Toxaway, Transylvania Co., North Carolina, USA

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Detailed Mineral List:
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
'Asbestos'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
'Limonite'
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
'Olivine'
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
'Serpentine Group'
Formula: D2[Si2O5](OH)4 + or - nH2O
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
Talc
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: (2006) Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.


12 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.

References

PRATT, J.H., AND LEWIS, J.V. (1905), CORUNDUM AND THE PERIDOTITES OF W(ESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA.

CONRAD, S.G., AND OTHERS (1963), ANTHOPHYLLITE ASBESTOS IN NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA DIV. MINERAL RESOURCES BULL. 77, 61P.

North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report (2006), Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects,and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina.

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