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A report on the asbestos, talc and soapstone deposits of Georgia,

Author: Oliver Baker Hopkins
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga., C.P. Byrd, State printer, 1914.
Series: Bulletin (Georgia Geologic Survey), 29.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Baker Hopkins
OCLC Number: 3550280
Description: xv, 319 pages illustrations, xvi plates, folded map diagrams 25 cm.
Contents: Advisory board --
Letter of transmittal --
Table of contents --
List of illustrations --
Preface --
Part I. General geology and petrography --
General geology of the state --
The coastal plain --
The paleozoic area --
The crystalline area --
Location --
Physiography --
Stratigraphy --
Metamorphosed paleozoic rocks --
Pre-cambrian rocks : Carolina gneiss ; Roan gneiss series ; Granites and pegmatite dikes ; Diabase dikes --
Structure --
Metamorphism and age --
Peridotites, pyroxenites and associated basic, magnesian rocks --
Classification, distribution and petrography --
Hornblende schists, hornblende gneisses, etc --
Distribution --
Character and relations --
Petrography : Hornblende gneiss --
Meckline property ; Hornblende gneiss --
near Burton ; Amphibole-pyroxene gneiss --
near Hatcher mountain ; Hornblende schist --
near Dahlonega ; Amphibolite --
near Villa Rica --
Diorites and gabbros --
Distribution and general characters : Elberton-Union Point-Monticello area ; Hiawassee-Dahlonega area ; Dallas-Carrollton area ; LaGrange-West Point area --
Petrography : Gabbro-Ogeechee brick plant ;Gabbro --
8 miles southeast of Elberton ; Hornblende gabbro --
Bethlehem church ; Hornblende gabbro, altered --
Bethlehem church ; Hornblende gabbro --
near Monticello ; Olivine gabbro --
Hog Creek corundum mine ; Troctolite --
near Young Harris --
Peridotites and pyroxenites --
Distribution --
Character and relations --
Petrography : Harzburgite --
John Martin property ; Harzburgite --
near Clayton ; Harzburgite --
Cantrell property ; Dunite --
near Hiawassee ; Dunite --
Bethlehem church ; Metaperidotite --
Wykle property ; Altered dunite --
Darnell property ; Enstatitite --
Pig Pen mountain ; Enstatitite, altered --
Worley property ; Olivine websterite --
near Rabun gap ; Hypersthenite, altered --
near West Point ; Metapyroxenite --
McPherson property --
Alterations --
Amphibolitization --
Gabbros and diorites --
Peridotites and pyroxenites : Alteration of olivine to amphibole ; Alteration of enstatite to amphibole --
Chloritization --
Hornblendic rocks --
Peridotites and pyroxenites : Alteration of olivine to chlorite ; Alteration of enstatite to chlorite --
Steatitization --
Hornblendic rocks --
Peridotites and pyroxenites : Alteration of olivine to talc ; Alteration of enstatite to talc --
Serpentinization --
Peridotites and pyroxenites : Alteration of olivine to serpentine ; Alteration of enstatite to serpentine --
Origin and relations --
Field relationship : Relationship of the gabbros and diorites to the hornblende schists and hornblende gneisses ; Relationship of the peridotites and pyroxenites to the hornblende schists, hornblende gneisses, etc --
Chemical and mineralogical relationship : Relatioship of the gabbros and diorites to the hornblende schists and hornblende gneisses ; Relationship of the peridotites and pyroxenites to the gabbros, diorites, etc --
Age of intrusion Part II. The asbestos deposits of Georgia --
Introduction : Significance of the term "asbestos" ; History of asbestos --
Asbestiform minerals --
Chemical and mineralogical characteristics --
Amphibole group --
Orthorhombic division : Anthophyllite --
Monoclinic division : Tremolite ; Actinolite ; Crocidolite --
Serpentine : Chrysotile ; Picrolite --
Physical properties : Length of fiber ; Fineness of fiber ; Flexibility of fiber ; Tensile strength ; Heat- and acid-resisiting properties ; Insulating property ; Summary of physical properties --
Types of asbestos --
Modes of occurrence --
Origin of asbestos --
Chrysotile asbestos : Origin of serpentine masses ; Development of the fissures ; Formation of chrysotile in veins --
Amphibole asbestos : Origin of the amphibole ; Development of the fibrous form --
Mining and milling asbestos --
Methods employed in Georgia : Mining ; Milling --
Methods employed in Canada : Mining ; Milling --
Production and uses of asbestos --
Production of asbestos --
Uses of asbestos --
Uses of high-grade fiber --
Uses of low-grade fiber --
Asbestos for building purposes : Asbestos slate ; Asbestos-protected metal ; Asbestos paper ; Asbestos wall plaster ; Asbestos lumber for mouldings, etc. ; Fireproofing interior woodwork ; Asbestos tiling for floors ; Asbestos paints --
Insulating purposes : Asbestos cement ; Asbestos covering --
Miscellaneous uses --
Future of the asbestos industry in Georgia --
Asbestos deposits in North America : Asbestos deposits of Canada ; Asbestos deposits of Vermont ; Asbestos deposits of Virginia ; Asbestos deposits of Wyoming ; Asbestos deposits of Idaho ; Asbestos deposits of California ; Asbestos deposits of the Grand Canyon, Arizona --
Detailed description of the Georgia deposits : Rabun county ; Towns county ; Habersham county ; White county ; Lumpkin county ; Hall county ; Cherokee county ; Jackson county ; Walton county ; Morgan county ; Fulton, DeKalb and Clayton counties ; Cobb county ; Paulding county ; Campbell county ; Coweta county ; Troup county ; Meriwether county ; Hancock county --
Part III. The talc and soapstone deposits of Georgia --
Introduction --
Chemical and physical properties : Chemical properties ; Physical properties --
Varieties of talc : Foliated talc ; Massive talc ; Pseudomorphous talc --
Origin --
Modes of formation of talc and soapstone --
From sedimentary rocks : The silication of magnesian limestone ; Alteration of silicates to talc --
From rocks of igneous origin --
Origin of the Fannin-Gilmer county deposits : Distribution of talc and general geology of the area ; Origin of the talc --
Origin of the Murray county deposits --
General geology of the district --
Structure --
Metamorphism --
Nature of the deposits --
Relation of the talc-bearing rocks to the country rocks, etc. --
Mineralogy : Talc ; Serpentine ; "Blue John" ; Chloritic material ; Carbonates ; Pyrite and magnetite ; Actinolite ; Manganese oxides --
Relation of the talc tot he serpentine and "blue john" --
Genesis of the talc : Source of the original material ; Nature and alteration of the material --
Origin of soapstone deposits --
Mining and milling --
Talc : Mining ; Milling --
Soapstone : Quarrying ; Finishing Production and uses --
Production : Talc ; Soapstone --
Uses : Talc ; Soapstone --
Description of talc and soapstone deposits --
Talc deposits of Vermont --
Talc deposits of New York --
Talc and soapstone deposits of New Jersey and Pennsylvania --
The talc and soapstone deposits of North Carolina --
Talc deposits of Georgia : Fannin and Gilmer counties ; Cherokee county ; Murray county --
Soapstone deposits of Georgia : Union county ; White county ; Habersham county ; Stephens county ; Lumpkin county ; Dawson county ; Cherokee county ; Gwinnett county ; DeKalb county ; Paulding county ; Douglas county ; Carroll county ; Heard county ; Harris county ; Meriwether county ; Monroe and Jasper counties ; Greene county ; Elbert county ; Lincoln county ; Columbia county --
Bibliography --
asbestos --
Bibliography --
tac and soapstone --
Appendix --
The sericite and chlorite schists of Pickens and Cherokee counties : Introduction ; Location and general geology ; Nature of the materials ; Uses ; Description of properties.
Series Title: Bulletin (Georgia Geologic Survey), 29.
Responsibility: by Oliver B. Hopkins.
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