Leech Lake Mountain area

occurrence of asbestos in Mendocino county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteLeech Lake Mountain area
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyMendocino
Geographic location:-123.0867, 39.9181
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsbastite
picrite
chromite
magnetite
Host rock typesserpentinized peridotite
Geologic map unit-123.0867, 39.9181
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Reference information

Chesterman, C.W., 1976a, Intrusive ultrabasic rocks and their metamorphic relationships at Leech Lake Mountain, Mendocino County, California [Reprinted from Special Report 82, 1963], in California jade--A collection of reprints: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Publication 49, p. 35-40.