Berry Creek (Brown Bear) deposit

past prospect of asbestos in Teton county, WY

Geologic information

Name of siteBerry Creek (Brown Bear) deposit
Developmentpast prospect
StateWY
CountyTeton
Geographic location:-110.81, 44.03
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Fibrous mineralslip-fiber chrysotile, slip-fiber amphibole
Associated mineralsserpentine
chlorite
magnetite
quartz
Host rock typesultrabasic dike (serpentinite)
Geologic map unit-110.81, 44.03
Nearby scientific dataFind additional scientific data near this location

Reference information

Sampson, Edward, 1923, Asbestos, in Mineral resources of the United States, 1920--Part II, nonmetals: U.S. Geological Survey, p. 309-322.
Beckwith, R.H., 1939, Asbestos and chromite deposits of Wyoming: Economic Geology, v. 34, no. 7, p. 812-843.
[http://econgeol.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/reprint/34/7/812]
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.