Powell Creek soapstone

occurrence of asbestos in Josephine county, OR

Geologic information

Name of sitePowell Creek soapstone
Developmentoccurrence
StateOR
CountyJosephine
Geographic location:-123.318, 42.26
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform tremolite
Associated mineralsserpentine
talc
chlorite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-123.318, 42.26
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Reference information

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.