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Belvidere Mountain Quarries (Vermont Asbestos Group Mine; VAG Mine; Ruberoid Asbestos Mine; Eden Mills Quarries), Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA

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Main Processing Mill and Talings Dumps, Belvidere Mountain Quarr

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Vermont Asbestos Group Mine (Belvidere Mt. Quarries) Enterance G

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Main Tailings Piles, over 350 feet high at Highest, Belvidere Mt

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Main Processing Mill and Talings Dumps, Belvidere Mountain Quarr

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Vermont Asbestos Group Mine (Belvidere Mt. Quarries) Enterance G

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Main Tailings Piles, over 350 feet high at Highest, Belvidere Mt

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Main Processing Mill and Talings Dumps, Belvidere Mountain Quarr

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Vermont Asbestos Group Mine (Belvidere Mt. Quarries) Enterance G

Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
 

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
Actinolite
Allanite-(Ce)
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Artinite
Axinite-(Fe)
Barroisite
Brucite
Chamosite
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
Edenite
Epidote
Ferro-hornblende
Hydrotalcite
Katophorite
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Lizardite
Magnesio-hornblende
Malachite
Margarite
Muscovite
Paragonite
Pargasite
Pecoraite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Pyroaurite
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Serpentine Subgroup
Talc
Tremolite
Vesuvianite
Xonotlite
Zoisite
BBoron
Axinite-(Fe)
Tourmaline
CCarbon
Aragonite
Artinite
Calcite
Dolomite
Graphite
Hydrotalcite
Magnesite
Malachite
Pyroaurite
Siderite
OOxygen
Actinolite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Aragonite
Artinite
Axinite-(Fe)
Barroisite
Brucite
Calcite
Chamosite
Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)
Chromite
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
Diopside
Dolomite
Edenite
Epidote
Ferro-hornblende
Fluorapatite
Forsterite
Grossular
Hedenbergite
Grossular (var: Hessonite)
Hydrotalcite
Ilmenite
Katophorite
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Lizardite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Margarite
Microcline
Muscovite
Paragonite
Pargasite
Pecoraite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Pyroaurite
Quartz
Rutile
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Serpentine Subgroup
Siderite
Talc
Titanite
Tourmaline
Tremolite
Uvarovite
Vesuvianite
Xonotlite
Zircon
Zoisite
FFluorine
Fluorapatite
Vesuvianite
NaSodium
Albite
Barroisite
Edenite
Katophorite
Paragonite
Pargasite
Vesuvianite
MgMagnesium
Actinolite
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Artinite
Barroisite
Brucite
Chamosite
Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Diopside
Dolomite
Edenite
Forsterite
Hydrotalcite
Katophorite
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Lizardite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesite
Pargasite
Phlogopite
Pyroaurite
Serpentine Subgroup
Talc
Tremolite
Vesuvianite
AlAluminium
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Axinite-(Fe)
Barroisite
Chamosite
Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
Edenite
Epidote
Ferro-hornblende
Grossular
Grossular (var: Hessonite)
Hydrotalcite
Katophorite
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Magnesio-hornblende
Margarite
Microcline
Muscovite
Paragonite
Pargasite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Serpentine Subgroup
Vesuvianite
Zoisite
SiSilicon
Actinolite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Anthophyllite
Antigorite
Axinite-(Fe)
Barroisite
Chamosite
Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)
Chrysotile
Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
Diopside
Edenite
Epidote
Ferro-hornblende
Forsterite
Grossular
Hedenbergite
Grossular (var: Hessonite)
Katophorite
Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)
Lizardite
Magnesio-hornblende
Margarite
Microcline
Muscovite
Paragonite
Pargasite
Pecoraite
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Quartz
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
Serpentine Subgroup
Talc
Titanite
Tremolite
Uvarovite
Vesuvianite
Xonotlite
Zircon
Zoisite
PPhosphorus
Fluorapatite
SSulfur
Bornite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Gersdorffite
Heazlewoodite
Pyrite
KPotassium
Microcline
Muscovite
Phlogopite
Muscovite (var: Sericite)
CaCalcium
Actinolite
Allanite-(Ce)
Aragonite
Axinite-(Fe)
Barroisite
Calcite
Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)
Clinozoisite
Diopside
Dolomite
Edenite
Epidote
Ferro-hornblende
Fluorapatite
Grossular
Hedenbergite
Grossular (var: Hessonite)
Katophorite
Magnesio-hornblende
Margarite
Pargasite
Prehnite
Titanite
Tremolite
Uvarovite
Vesuvianite
Xonotlite
Zoisite
TiTitanium
Ilmenite
Rutile
Titanite
CrChromium
Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)
Chromite
Magnesiochromite
Uvarovite
MnManganese
Serpentine Subgroup
FeIron
Actinolite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Axinite-(Fe)
Bornite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
Chromite
Epidote
Ferro-hornblende
Hedenbergite
Ilmenite
Magnetite
Pyrite
Pyroaurite
Serpentine Subgroup
Siderite
Vesuvianite
NiNickel
Gersdorffite
Heazlewoodite
Pecoraite
Serpentine Subgroup
CuCopper
Bornite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Copper
Malachite
ZnZinc
Serpentine Subgroup
AsArsenic
Gersdorffite
ZrZirconium
Zircon
CeCerium
Allanite-(Ce)

References

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Stuart, J. (1823): Localities of Minerals. American Journal of Science and Arts: 6: 249.
Robinson, Samuel (1825): A Catalogue of American Minerals, with Their Localities: 24.
Marsters, Vernon F. (1904). Petrography of the Amphibolite, Serpentine, and Associated Asbestos Deposits of Belvidere Mountain, Vermont. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Volume 16.: 419-445.
Diller, J. S. (1910). The Types, Modes of Occurrence, and Important Deposits of Asbestos in the United States. USGS Bulletin 470: 507-512.
Rocks & Minerals (1946): 21: 490.
Rocks & Minerals (1947): 22: 925.
Crane, C. E. (1954). Vermont makes silk from stone – the story of the nation’s largest asbestos operation located on a remote mountainside of northern Vermont, Vermont Life: 8(3): 2-9.
Cady, Wallace Martin; Albee, Arden Leroy; Chidester, A. H. (1963) Bedrock Geology and Asbestos Deposits of the Upper Missisquoi Valley and Vicinity, Vermont. USGS Bull 1122-B.
Gosse, Ralph (1968): Notes on Rare and Unusual New England Gemstones. Rocks & Minerals: 43: 756.
Clairborne, W.L., (1976). Vermont Asbestos Group: Worker-owned mine shows bright prospects, Vermont Life: 30(3): 9-13.
Chidester, A.H., Albee, A.L., and Cady, W.M., (1978). Petrology, structure and genesis of the asbestos-bearing ultramafic rocks of the Belvidere Mountain area in Vermont: U.S. Geologic Survey Professional Paper 1016, 95 p.
Labotka, T. C. and Albee, A. L. (1979). Serpentinization of the Belvidere Mountain ultramafic body, Vermont. The Canadian Mineralogist: 17(4): 831-845.
Gale, M.H., (1986). Geologic Map of the Belvidere Mountain Area, Eden and Lowell, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Misc. Investigations Series map I-1560.
Wallace, Paulette (1990). Eden asbestos mine among first in United States, News and Citizen, Morrisville, VT, February 22, 1990.
King, Vandall and Cares, J. (1996), Vermont Mineral Locality Index, Rocks and Minerals: 71: 324-335, 337-338.
Hadden, Sue (1996): Minerals of the Quarries of Lowell-Eden, Vermont. Rocks & Minerals: 71: 236-246.
Hollmann, Ken (1996). Recent Collecting at the Belvidere Mt. Quarry, Lowell, Vermont, Mineral News: 12(7): 1, 6-7.
Van Baalen, M., Francis, C., and Mossman, B. (1999). Mineralogy, petrology and health issues at the ultramafic complex, Belvidere Mountain, Vermont, USA: in Guidebook to Field Trips in Vermont and Adjacent Regions of New Hampshire and New York: 91st Annual New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference Meeting, Burlington, Vermont.
Hollmann, Ken (2001): Epidote from the VAG Mine, Belvidere Mtn., Lowell, Vermont. Mineral News: 17(2): 1-7. (See also v. 12, #7.)
Hadden, Sue; Carlsen, Ken; Bentley, Arlene (2008): Grossular and associated minerals from the Eden Mills quarries, Vermont. Mineralogical Record: May 2008.
Levitan, Denise et al. (2009): Mineralogy of mine waste at the Vermont Asbestos Group mine, Belvidere Mountain, Vermont. American Mineralogist: 94(7): 1063-1066.

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