Asbestos prospect and nearby occurrences along Highway 49

past prospect of asbestos in Mariposa county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteAsbestos prospect and nearby occurrences along Highway 49
Developmentpast prospect
Geographic location:-120.1529, 37.6504
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile, tremolite asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-120.1529, 37.6504
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Reference information

Bowen, O.E., Jr., and Gray, C.H., Jr., 1957, Mines and mineral deposits of Mariposa County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 53, nos. 1 and 2, p. 35-343.
Evans, J.R., and Bowen, O.E., 1977, Geology of the southern Mother Lode, Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, California: California Division of Mines and Geology Map Sheet 36, scale 1:24,000.