Premier mine

past prospect of asbestos in Tuolumne county, CA

Geologic information

Name of sitePremier mine
Developmentpast prospect
StateCA
CountyTuolumne
Geographic location:-120.4439, 37.9545
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-120.4439, 37.9545
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Reference information

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.