Windous magnesite deposit

occurrence of asbestos in White Pine county, NV

Geologic information

Name of siteWindous magnesite deposit
CountyWhite Pine
Geographic location:-115.1609, 38.9288
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Fibrous mineralclinochrysotile
Associated mineralsmagnesite
serpentine (deweylite)
Host rock typescalcareous tuff
Geologic map unit-115.1609, 38.9288
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Reference information

Faust, G.T., and Callaghan, Eugene, 1948, Mineralogy and petrology of the Currant Creek magnesite deposits and associated rocks of Nevada: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 59, p. 11-74.
Vitaliano, C.J., 1951, Magnesium-mineral resources of the Currant Creek district, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 978-A, 25 p., 8 plates.
Faust, G.T., and Fahey, J.J., 1962, The serpentine-group minerals: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 384-A, 92 p.
Hose, R.K., Blake, M.C., Jr., and Smith, R.M., 1976, Geology and mineral resources of White Pine County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 85, 105 p., 2 plates.