Independent group (Conway prospect), Mistake Peak area, Sierra Ancha District, Sierra Ancha Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
An underground asbestos prospect/occurrence located in secs. 20 & 21, T7N, R12E, about 1¾ miles NE of Mistake Peak, and 12 air miles NE of the Tonto Basin Post Office, on National Forest land. Location is approximate, the area is unsurveyed.
Mineralization is lens-shaped ore bodies hosted in Mescal Limestone. The ore zone is 121.92 meters long. An associated rock unit is diabase.
Assay data: Trace to 2 inches, harsh fiber.
Workings include several adits totalling 33.53 meters in length. No production record.
ReferencesStewart, L.A. (1955), Chrysotile-Asbestos Deposits of Arizona, U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7706: 99.
USGS Picture Mountain Quadrangle map.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources Independent group file.
Arizona Department of Mineral Resources U file.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10027323, MRDS ID #M002871; and Dep. ID #10185760, MAS ID #0040070418.
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2 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.
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Locality Updated: Lägern (Otelfingen; Boppelsen), Limmattal, Zürich, SwitzerlandFrom Richard Muster, 20th Jun 2013 07:17:08