J.W. workings of the Melrose mines

past producer of asbestos in Gila county, AZ

Geologic information

Name of siteJ.W. workings of the Melrose mines
Developmentpast producer
StateAZ
CountyGila
Geographic location:-110.8778, 33.9865
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
antigorite
Host rock typesmagnesian limestone
Geologic map unit-110.8778, 33.9865
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Reference information

Stewart, L.A., 1955, Chrysotile-asbestos deposits of Arizona: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7706, 124 p.