Jones Camp mining district

occurrence of asbestos in Socorro county, NM

Geologic information

Name of siteJones Camp mining district
Developmentoccurrence
StateNM
CountySocorro
Geographic location:-106.1785, 33.8681
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform actinolite
Associated mineralsmagnetite
hematite
limonite
calcite
tremolite
azurite
malachite
pyrite
Host rock typeslimestone, replacement iron deposit
Geologic map unit-106.1785, 33.8681
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Reference information

Kelley, V.C., 1949, Geology and economics of New Mexico iron-ore deposits: Albuquerque, N. Mex., University of New Mexico Publications in Geology No. 2, 246 p.
Northrop, S.A., 1959, Minerals of New Mexico [Revised Edition]: Albuquerque, N. Mex., University of New Mexico Press, 665 p.