Segerstrom-Heizer mine

occurrence of asbestos in Pershing county, NV

Geologic information

Name of siteSegerstrom-Heizer mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateNV
CountyPershing
Geographic location:-118.146, 40.042
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Fibrous mineralcrocidolite
Associated mineralsmagnetite
hematite
apatite
pyrite
marcasite
chlorite
calcite
actinolite-tremolite
Host rock typesiron ore body replacing diorite
Geologic map unit-118.146, 40.042
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Reference information

Reeves, R.G., and Kral, V.E., 1955, Iron ore deposits of Nevada--Part A. Geology and iron ore deposits of the Buena Vista Hills, Churchill and Pershing Counties, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines Bulletin 53, 37 p., 8 plates.
Castor, S.B., and Ferdock, G.C., 2004, Minerals of Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 31, 512 p., 1 plate.