Pine Creek asbestos deposits

past prospect of asbestos in Baker county, OR

Geologic information

Name of sitePine Creek asbestos deposits
Developmentpast prospect
StateOR
CountyBaker
Geographic location:-117.9172, 44.561
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos
Associated mineralstalc
serpentine
Host rock typessiliceous schist, ""greenstones
Geologic map unit-117.9172, 44.561
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Reference information

Moore, B.N., 1937, Nonmetallic mineral resources of eastern Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 875, 180 p.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b875]
Bright, J.H., and Ramp, Len, 1965, Oregon's asbestos potential: The Ore Bin, v. 27, no. 3, p. 45-63.