Shasta View prospect (Sylvester asbestos deposit)

past producer of asbestos in Siskiyou county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteShasta View prospect (Sylvester asbestos deposit)
Developmentpast producer
StateCA
CountySiskiyou
Geographic location:-122.4519, 41.4126
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
magnetite
chalcedony
Host rock typesserpentinized peridotite
Geologic map unit-122.4519, 41.4126
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Reference information

Averill, C.V., 1935, Mines and mineral resources of Siskiyou County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 31, no. 3, p. 255-338.
Malone, Kevin, Benson, W.T., and Engel, A.L., 1962, Mount Eddy and Shasta View asbestos deposits, Siskiyou County, Calif.: U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations 5948, 29 p.
O'Brien, J.C., 1947, Mines and mineral resources of Siskiyou County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 43, no. 4, p. 413-462.
Southern Pacific Company, 1987a, Minerals for industry--Volume II, northern California: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Publication 94, 207 p., 1 plate.
Wiebelt, F.J., and Smith, M.C., 1959, A reconnaissance of asbestos deposits in the serpentine belt of northern California: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7860, 52 p.