Van Stone mine

historic lead-zinc mine of asbestos in Stevens county, WA

Geologic information

Name of siteVan Stone mine
Developmenthistoric lead-zinc mine
StateWA
CountyStevens
Geographic location:-117.7564, 48.7606
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Fibrous mineralTremolite occurs as radiating fibrous crystals up to 1 inch in length, generally colorless or, where intergrown with sphalerite, having a brown cast"" (Cox, 1968, p. 1516-1517).
Associated mineralsjasperoid (silica)
sphalerite
galena
brucite
calcite
palygorskite
pyrite
pyrrhotite
jamesonite
barite
Host rock typesdolomite
Geologic map unit-117.7564, 48.7606
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Reference information

Cox, M.W., 1968, Van Stone mine area (lead-zinc), Stevens County, Washington, in Ridge, J.D., ed., Ore deposits of the United States, 1933-1967--The Graton-Sales volume, v. II: New York, The American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Inc., p. 1511-1519.