Neugebauer chromite mine

occurrence of asbestos in Calaveras county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteNeugebauer chromite mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyCalaveras
Geographic location:-120.801, 38.241
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
enstatite
opal
chromite
kammererite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-120.801, 38.241
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Reference information

Cater, F.W., 1948, Chromite deposits of Calaveras and Amador Counties, California, in Geological investigations of chromite in California, Part III--Sierra Nevada: California Division of Mines Bulletin 134, Part III, Chapter 2, 60 p.