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Trinity claim (Trinity Asbestos claim), Whisky Bill Peak, Trinity Mts, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 41°6'17"N
Longitude: 122°27'34"W
An asbestos claim located in sec. 5, T37N, and in sec. 32, T38N, R5W, MDM, about 5.1 km (3.2 miles) E of Whisky Bill Peak, near the Trinity County-Shasta County line, on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters. Alternate coordinates provided: 41°6'18"N, 122°27'31"W.

NOTE: Coordinates provided are approximate to the center of sec. 5, T37N, R5W.

Local rocks include Mesozoic gabbroic rocks, unit 1 (Trinity Ophiolite).

Any workings are surface operations.


Mineral List

Chrysotile


1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Wiebelt, F.J. and Smith M.C. (1959) A reconnaissance of asbestos deposits of the serpentine belt of northern California. U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 7860, 52 pp.: 40-46.

O’Brien, J.C. (1965) Mines and mineral resources of Trinity County, California. Caifornia Division of Mines and Geology County Report 4: 125 pp.: 15-17.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 424.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10141469.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061050346.

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