Hemet magnesite mine

occurrence of asbestos in Riverside county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteHemet magnesite mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyRiverside
Geographic location:-117.026, 33.697
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsmagnesite
magnetite
chlorite
actinolite
talc
olivine
Host rock typesmetaperidotite
Geologic map unit-117.026, 33.697
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Reference information

Schwarcz, H.P., 1960, I, Geology of the Winchester-Hemet area, Riverside County, California; II, Geochemical investigations of an arkosic quartzite of the Winchester-Hemet area, California: Pasadena, Calif., California Institute of Technology, Ph.D. dissertation, 427 p.