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Reported historic asbestos prospects and natural asbestos occurrences in the central United States

Open-File Report 2006-1211

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Abstract

This map and its accompanying dataset provide information for 26 natural asbestos occurrences in the Central United States (U.S.), using descriptions found in the geologic literature. Data on location, mineralogy, geology, and relevant literature for each asbestos site are provided. Using the map and digital data in this report, the user can examine the distribution of previously reported asbestos occurrences and their geological characteristics in the Central U.S. This report is part of an ongoing study by the U.S. Geological Survey to identify and map reported natural asbestos occurrences in the U.S., which began with U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1189 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1189/). These reports are intended to provide State and local government agencies and other stakeholders with geologic information on natural occurrences of asbestos in the U.S.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Reported historic asbestos prospects and natural asbestos occurrences in the central United States
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2006-1211
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2006
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
1 map sheet, 60 x 36 in.; pamphlet, 17 p.
Number of Pages:
17
Projection:
Lambert Conformal Conic, NAD 27
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y