Liberty Asbestos

past prospect of asbestos in Jackson county, OR

Geologic information

Name of siteLiberty Asbestos
Developmentpast prospect
StateOR
CountyJackson
Geographic location:-123.1169, 42.7444
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Fibrous mineraltremolite asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-123.1169, 42.7444
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Reference information

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 1943, Oregon metal mines handbook, v. II, section 2--Jackson County: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Bulletin No. 14-C, 208 p.
Bright, J.H., and Ramp, Len, 1965, Oregon's asbestos potential: The Ore Bin, v. 27, no. 3, p. 45-63.
Page, N.J., Blair, W.N., Gray, Floyd, Cannon, J.K., Grimes, D.J., and Leinz, R.W., 1977, Preliminary reconnaissance geologic map of the Wimer quadrangle, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-848, scale 1:62,500, 2 sheets.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mf848]