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.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Ultramafic-Hosted Talc-Magnesite Deposits
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 2006-1229
DOI 10.3133/ofr20061229
Edition -
Year Published 2006
Language ENGLISH
Publisher Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s) Eastern Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey
Description 14 p.
Online Only (Y/N) Y
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