Red Mountain magnesite deposit

occurrence of asbestos in Santa Clara county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteRed Mountain magnesite deposit
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountySanta Clara
Geographic location:-121.47, 37.41
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
magnetite
magnesite
Host rock typesperidotite, dunite
Geologic map unit-121.47, 37.41
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Reference information

Bodenlos, A.J., 1950, Geology of the Red Mountain magnesite district, Santa Clara and Stanislaus Counties, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 46, no. 2, p. 223-278.