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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Brucite
Formula:Mg(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Min.: 21:490; Levitan, Denise et al. (2009): Mineralogy of mine waste at the Vermont Asbestos Group mine, Belvidere Mountain, Vermont. American Mineralogist 94(7):1063-1066.; 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
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Brucite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Belvidere Mountain Quarries (Vermont Asbestos Group Mine; VAG Mine; Ruberoid Asbestos Mine; Eden Mills Quarries), Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Brucite
120.2km (74.7 miles) A Jeffrey Mine ("Johns-Manville Mine"), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
143.4km (89.1 miles) B Oka complex, Oka, Deux-Montagnes RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada
161.8km (100.5 miles) C Bennett-Martin Chrome mine, Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
167.3km (104.0 miles) D Mine Lac d'Amiante (Lake Asbestos Mine; "LAB Mine"; "Black Lake Mine"), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
169.6km (105.4 miles) E Union mine (Southwark mine), Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Les Appalaches RCM, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
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