New Almaden mine

occurrence of asbestos in Santa Clara county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteNew Almaden mine
CountySanta Clara
Geographic location:-121.8401, 37.179
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Fibrous mineralclinochrysotile, orthochrysotile
Associated mineralslizardite
Host rock typesserpentinized lherzolite
Geologic map unit-121.8401, 37.179
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Reference information

Faust, G.T., and Fahey, J.J., 1962, The serpentine-group minerals: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 384-A, 92 p.