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Sam Grindstaff Asbestos Mine, Brush Creek, Yancey Co., North Carolina, USA

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Commodities (Major) - Asbestos
Development Status: Past Producer
Structure: A Small Pegmatite Stringer That Is Offset About One Foot Indicates Some Faulting Along The Contact.
Host Rock: Hornblendite, Gneiss

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References

CONRAD, S.G., AND OTHERS (1963), ANTHOPHYLLITE ASBESTOS IN NORTH CAROLINA: NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF MINERAL RESOURCES BULLETIN 77, 61PP.

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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