Fiber Queen asbestos mine

past producer of asbestos in Los Angeles county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteFiber Queen asbestos mine
Developmentpast producer
CountyLos Angeles
Geographic location:-118.458, 34.342
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile; also described as tremolite asbestos (Oakeshott, 1958, p. 110)
Associated mineralschlorite
Host rock typeschloritized meta-serpentine
Geologic map unit-118.458, 34.342
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Reference information

Gay, T.E., Jr., and Hoffman, S.R., 1954, Mines and mineral deposits of Los Angeles County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 50, nos. 3 and 4, p. 467-709.
Oakeshott, G.B., 1958, Geology and mineral deposits of San Fernando quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California: California Division of Mines Bulletin 172, 147 p., 5 plates.