Butler Estate chromite mine

occurrence of asbestos in Fresno county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteButler Estate chromite mine
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyFresno
Geographic location:-120.5468, 36.312
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
chromite
magnesite
talc
hydromagnesite
hydrous iron oxides
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-120.5468, 36.312
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Reference information

Matthews, R.A., 1961, Geology of the Butler Estate chromite mine, southwestern Fresno County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 71, 19 p., 1 plate.