Little Mile Creek (Cliff Lake) asbestos deposit

past prospect of asbestos in Madison county, MT

Geologic information

Name of siteLittle Mile Creek (Cliff Lake) asbestos deposit
Developmentpast prospect
StateMT
CountyMadison
Geographic location:-111.4252, 44.7559
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
aragonite
Host rock typesmetacarbonate (marble)
Geologic map unit-111.4252, 44.7559
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Reference information

Bowles, Oliver, 1937, Asbestos: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 403, 92 p.
Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 p.
Perry, E.S., 1948, Talc, graphite, vermiculite and asbestos deposits in Montana: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Memoir No. 27, 44 p.
Sahinen, U.M., and Crowley, F.A., 1959, Summary of Montana mineral resources: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 11, 53 p.