California mine

occurrence of asbestos in Ferry county, WA

Geologic information

Name of siteCalifornia mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateWA
CountyFerry
Geographic location:-118.5818, 48.6025
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Fibrous mineralserpentine asbestos
Associated mineralsgalena
chalcopyrite
sphalerite
malachite
azurite
serpentine
quartz
Host rock typesgreenstone
Geologic map unit-118.5818, 48.6025
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Reference information

Valentine, G.M., 1960, Inventory of Washington minerals, Part I, Second edition, Nonmetallic minerals: Washington Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin No. 37, 175 p., 39 plates.
Muessig, Siegfried, 1967, Geology of the Republic quadrangle and a part of the Aeneas quadrangle, Ferry County, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1216, 135 p., 1 plate.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1216]