Katz soapstone deposit

occurrence of asbestos in Los Angeles county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteKatz soapstone deposit
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
Geographic location:-118.2586, 34.5301
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Fibrous mineraltremolitic amphibole (rarely asbestiform)"" (Gay and Hoffman, 1954, p. 561)
Associated mineralsserpentine
chlorite
talc
albite
muscovite
Host rock typestalcose and chloritic schist (""soapstone"")
Geologic map unit-118.2586, 34.5301
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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.