Elliott Creek Ridge area

occurrence of asbestos in Jackson county, OR

Geologic information

Name of siteElliott Creek Ridge area
Developmentoccurrence
StateOR
CountyJackson
Geographic location:-123.0191, 42.0138
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralstalc
antigorite
chlorite
ankerite
actinolite
tremolite
anthophyllite
pyrite
limonite
magnetite
chromite
manganese minerals
Host rock typesmetaserpentinite
Geologic map unit-123.0191, 42.0138
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Reference information

Peterson, N.V., and Ramp, Len, 1978, Soapstone industry in southwest Oregon: The Ore Bin, v. 40, no. 9, p. 149-157.
Ferns, M.L., and Ramp, Len, 1988, Investigations of talc in Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Special Paper 18, 52 p., 4 plates.