Independence Group

Occurrence in Pinal county in Arizona, United States with commodity Asbestos

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10056424
MRDS ID TC00209
Record type Site
Current site name Independence Group
Related records 10113639

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -111.05903, 33.44008 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Arizona Pinal

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Gila and Salt River 01N 013E 7 SE4 Arizona

Comments on the location information

  • GROUP CONSISITS OF THREE CLAIMS. LAT-LONG TAKEN FROM PINTO CREEK.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Asbestos Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chrysotile Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Rock unit name Mescal Limestone
    Rock description Mescal Lst
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Neoproterozoic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -111.05903, 33.44008

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Non-metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Pinto Creek Mining District

Comments on development

  • EXPLORATION CUTS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS TC00209

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STEWART, L.A., 1955, CHRYSOTILE-ASBESTOS DEPOSITS OF ARIZONA: US BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7706, PP 112-113.

  • Deposit

    PEIRCE, H.W., 1990, ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY INDUSTRIAL MINERALS CARD FILE.

  • Other Database

    CIMRI

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1992 Wells, Tina M. (Orris, Greta J.) U.S. Geological Survey