|Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale||AR|
|Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale||A-5|
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|Location and accuracy||Located on south slope of Jade Mountain above Jade Creek in T. 21 N., R. 4 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 14 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).|
Geologic description2 sq. mi. (3.2 square km) area of highly serpentinized ultramafic rock contains residual inclusions of nephrite jade and schistose nephrite containing 0.25-0.5 in. (0.5 -1 cm) wide veinlets of chrysotile and tremolite asbestos; some slip - fiber chrysotile in fibers up to 5 in. (11 cm) long (Anderson, 1945, p. 22-25).
|Geologic map unit||(-158.052805300023, 67.2094365771472)|
|Mineral deposit model||Serpentine-hosted asbestos (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 8d).|
|Mineral deposit model number||8d|
|Workings or exploration||Short tunnel driven on asbestos veins many years prior to USBM study (Heide and others, 1949).|
|Indication of production||Yes; small|
Additional commentsThere also has been minor production of nephrite jade from stream gravels of Jade Creek.
|Reporters||K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)|
|Last report date||10/26/1992|