Scheelite mine

former tungsten mine of asbestos in Grant county, NM

Geologic information

Name of siteScheelite mine
Developmentformer tungsten mine
StateNM
CountyGrant
Geographic location:-108.456, 32.7658
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Fibrous mineralFibrous tremolite"" (V.T. McLemore, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Geology, written communication, 2007)
Associated mineralsscheelite
andradite
spessartine
actinolite
epidote
quartz
calcite
Host rock typesskarn
Geologic map unit-108.456, 32.7658
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Reference information

Cargo, D.N., 1959, Mineral deposits of the Granite Gap area, Hidalgo County, New Mexico: Albuquerque, N. Mex., University of New Mexico, M.S. thesis, 70 p.
V.T. McLemore, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Geology, written communication, 2007