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Ultramafic-Hosted Talc-Magnesite Deposits

Open-File Report 2006-1229

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Abstract

This presentation on the geology of ultramafic-hosted talc-magnesite deposits was given at the 42nd Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals, May 7-13, 2006, in Asheville, North Carolina (USA). Talc is a soft inert industrial mineral commodity commonly used as a component or filler in ceramic, paint, paper, plastic, roofing, and electrical applications. Ultramafic-hosted talc-magnesite deposits are important sources of talc.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Ultramafic-Hosted Talc-Magnesite Deposits
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2006-1229
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2006
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
14 p.
Number of Pages:
14
Online Only (Y/N):
Y