Orofino Creek anthophyllite deposits

occurrence of asbestos in Clearwater county, ID

Geologic information

Name of siteOrofino Creek anthophyllite deposits
Developmentoccurrence
StateID
CountyClearwater
Geographic location:-116.027, 46.488
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Fibrous mineralmass-fiber anthophyllite
Associated mineralsolivine
enstatite
tremolite
talc
Host rock typesharzburgite
Geologic map unit-116.027, 46.488
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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]
Kopp, R.S., 1959, Petrology and structural analysis of the Orofino metamorphic unit: Moscow, Idaho, University of Idaho, M.S. thesis, 73 p.
Hustedde, G.S., Strowd, W.B., Mitchell, V.E., and Bennett, E.H., 1981, Mines and prospects of the Pullman Quadrangle, Idaho: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology Mines and Prospects Map Series, 8 p., 1 plate, scale 1:250,000.
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]