Blacktail asbestos prospect

past prospect of asbestos in Idaho county, ID

Geologic information

Name of siteBlacktail asbestos prospect
Developmentpast prospect
StateID
CountyIdaho
Geographic location:-115.964, 45.922
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Fibrous mineralslip-fiber anthophyllite, cross-fiber tremolite asbestos
Associated mineralsantigorite
talc
chlorite
iron oxides
Host rock typesmetaperidotite
Geologic map unit-115.964, 45.922
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Reference information

Anderson, A.L., 1930, The geology and mineral resources of the region about Orofino, Idaho: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology Pamphlet No. 34, 63 p., 7 plates.
[http://www.idahogeology.org/PDF/Pamphlets_(P)/P-34.pdf]
Mitchell, V.E., Strowd, W.B., Hustedde, G.S., and Bennett, E.H., 1981a, Mines and prospects of the Elk City Quadrangle, Idaho: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology Mines and Prospects Map Series, 72 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Myers, P.E., 1982, Geology of the Harpster area, Idaho County, Idaho: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 25, 46 p., 4 plates.
Idaho Geological Survey, 2007, Mines and prospects digital database: Online database maintained by the Idaho Geological Survey, Moscow, Idaho.
[http://www.idahogeology.org/Services/MinesAndMinerals/searchmines.asp]