Golconda Asbestos Deposit

Prospect in San Bernardino county in California, United States with commodity Asbestos

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10135077
MAS/MILS ID 0060710392
Record type Site
Current site name Golconda Asbestos Deposit
Alternate or previous names Golconda, Hicks, Fire-Proof Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -117.25198, 34.82641 (WGS84)
Elevation 762
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California San Bernardino

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 009 N 004 W 36 SW California


Commodity Importance
Asbestos Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -117.25198, 34.82641

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Non-metallic
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060710392

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 39, 1943, P. 508.

  • Deposit

    CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 49, 1953, P. 155.

  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 31-AUG-1993 Kinely U.S. Bureau of Mines