Big Pass group

occurrence of asbestos in Beaver county, UT

Geologic information

Name of siteBig Pass group
Developmentoccurrence
StateUT
CountyBeaver
Geographic location:-112.8216, 38.3038
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Fibrous mineralshort-fiber chrysotile (asbestos)"", fibrous tremolite
Associated mineralsgarnet
epidote
wollastonite
fluorite
pyrite
calcite
scheelite
serpentine
Host rock typescalcite-wollastonite marble
Geologic map unit-112.8216, 38.3038
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Reference information

Crawford, A.L., and Buranek, A.M., 1943, Certain tungsten deposits of the Mineral Range, Beaver County, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Circular No. 26, 34 p.