Fire King deposit

past producer of asbestos in Fremont county, WY

Geologic information

Name of siteFire King deposit
Developmentpast producer
StateWY
CountyFremont
Geographic location:-108.7402, 42.54
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsserpentine
magnetite
carbonate
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-108.7402, 42.54
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Reference information

Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 p.
Beckwith, R.H., 1939, Asbestos and chromite deposits of Wyoming: Economic Geology, v. 34, no. 7, p. 812-843.
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Diller, J.S., 1920, Asbestos, in Mineral resources of the United States, 1917--Part II, nonmetals: U.S. Geological Survey, p. 197-204.
Harris, R.E., 2002, Asbestos and serpentine in Wyoming: Wyoming Geological Survey Industrial Minerals Report IMR 95-2 (Revised, 2002), 12 p.
Osterwald, F.W., Osterwald, D.B., Long, J.S., Jr., and Wilson, W.H., 1959, Mineral resources of Wyoming: Wyoming Geological Survey Bulletin No. 50, 259 p.
Spencer, A.C., 1916, The Atlantic gold district and the North Laramie Mountains, Fremont, Converse, and Albany Counties, Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 626, 85 p., 5 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b626]