occurrence near the Empire No. 2 shaft

occurrence of asbestos in Cochise county, AZ

Geologic information

Name of siteoccurrence near the Empire No. 2 shaft
Developmentoccurrence
StateAZ
CountyCochise
Geographic location:-110.0598, 32.0222
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform, cross-fiber anthophyllite
Associated mineralshematite (martite)
Host rock typeslimestone
Geologic map unit-110.0598, 32.0222
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Reference information

Cooper, J.R., and Silver, L.T., 1964, Geology and ore deposits of the Dragoon quadrangle, Cochise County, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 416, 196 p., 13 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp416]