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Chrysotile from
Balsam Gap Olivine deposit, Webster-Balsam, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:Chrysotile
Formula:Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:(2006)Screening of Historic Mines,Historic Asbesto Prospects, and Natural Asbestos Occurrences in North Carolina; North Carolina NOA Site Screening Summary Report
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chrysotile data
Locality Data:Click here to view Balsam Gap Olivine deposit, Webster-Balsam, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chrysotile
1.5km (0.9 miles) Dark Ridge Olivine deposit, Webster-Balsam, Jackson Co., North Carolina, USA
30.9km (19.2 miles) Deposit Number Nine (McGuire or Maguire Vermiculite property; Deposit No. 9; Ellijay Chromite prospect; Higdon Asbestos Mine), Ellijay Mining District, Cowee Valley, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA
67.1km (41.7 miles) Goldsmith Mine, Democrat, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, USA
68.3km (42.5 miles) Carter Mine, Mars Hill, Madison Co., North Carolina, USA
85.6km (53.2 miles) Unnamed prospect (3), Habersham Co., Georgia, USA
 
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