Beaver Creek (Abernathy) deposit

past prospect of asbestos in Fremont county, WY

Geologic information

Name of siteBeaver Creek (Abernathy) deposit
Developmentpast prospect
StateWY
CountyFremont
Geographic location:-108.3499, 42.5586
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsvermiculite
talc
anthophyllite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-108.3499, 42.5586
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Reference information

Beckwith, R.H., 1939, Asbestos and chromite deposits of Wyoming: Economic Geology, v. 34, no. 7, p. 812-843.
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Bowles, Oliver, 1955, The asbestos industry: U.S. Bureau of Mines Bulletin 552, 122 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.
Harris, R.E., 2002, Asbestos and serpentine in Wyoming: Wyoming Geological Survey Industrial Minerals Report IMR 95-2 (Revised, 2002), 12 p.