Jones Brothers mine

past producer of asbestos in Trinity county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteJones Brothers mine
Developmentpast producer
StateCA
CountyTrinity
Geographic location:-122.71, 41.083
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Fibrous mineralsoda-rich anthophyllite asbestos, chrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-122.71, 41.083
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Reference information

Averill, C.V., 1931, Preliminary report on economic geology of the Shasta quadrangle: California Division of Mines Report XXVII of the State Mineralogist, v. 27, no. 1, p. 3-65.
Laudermilk, J.D., and Woodford, A.O., 1930, Soda-rich anthophyllite asbestos from Trinity County, California: American Mineralogist, v. 15, no. 7, p. 259-262.
[http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM15/AM15_259.pdf]
O'Brien, J.C., 1965, Mines and mineral resources of Trinity County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology County Report 4, 125 p., 2 plates.
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.