Metate Asbestos Corp. claims (Apache mine)

past producer of asbestos in Gila county, AZ

Geologic information

Name of siteMetate Asbestos Corp. claims (Apache mine)
Developmentpast producer
StateAZ
CountyGila
Geographic location:-110.6054, 33.4117
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
quartz
hematite
Host rock typesmagnesian limestone
Geologic map unit-110.6054, 33.4117
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Reference information

Wilson, E.D., 1928, Asbestos deposits of Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Mines Bulletin No. 126, 100 p.
Stewart, L.A., 1955, Chrysotile-asbestos deposits of Arizona: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7706, 124 p.
Bromfield, C.S., and Shride, A.F., 1956, Mineral resources of the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1027-N, p. 613-691, 3 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1027N]