Morgan deposits (and Driscoll & Michelson claims, Wolf & Levy claims)

past producer of asbestos in Placer county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteMorgan deposits (and Driscoll & Michelson claims, Wolf & Levy claims)
Developmentpast producer
StateCA
CountyPlacer
Geographic location:-120.792, 39.18
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile, slip-fiber tremolite asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-120.792, 39.18
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Reference information

Logan, C.A., 1927, Placer County: California State Mining Bureau Report XXIII of the State Mineralogist, v. 23, no. 3, p. 235-286.
Rice, S.J., 1957, Asbestos, in Mineral commodities of California--Geologic occurrence, economic development and utilization of the State's mineral resources: California Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines Bulletin 176, p. 49-58.
Wiebelt, F.J., and Smith, M.C., 1959, A reconnaissance of asbestos deposits in the serpentine belt of northern California: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7860, 52 p.
Southern Pacific Company, 1987a, Minerals for industry--Volume II, northern California: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Publication 94, 207 p., 1 plate.