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Last Chance claim (Last Chance-Cowboy group), Vosburg Mesa area, Sloan Creek lease (Sloan Creek Mine; Sloane Creek group; Kyle Asbestos Mine; Aileen & Cowboy claims; Mitt claim), Asbestos Explorations Company leases, Sloan Creek, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

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A former underground asbestos mine located in sec. 35, T8N, R15E, about 4¾ miles E of Cow Hat Mountain and about 2¼ miles SE of Vosburg Mesa, on National Forest land. Lat-long was taken from adits shown on Rock House Quadrangle.

Mineralization is chrysotile hosted in the Mescal Limestone. Alteration is serpentinization.

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2 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Wilson, E.D. (1928) Asbestos Deposits of Arizona. Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 126: 74.

Stewart & Haury, P.S. (1947) Arizona Asbestos Deposits, Gila County, Arizona. U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 4100: 23-25.

Stewart, L.A. (1955), Chrysotile-Asbestos Deposits of Arizona, U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 7706: 82-84.

Phillips, K.A. (1987), Arizona Industrial Minerals, 2nd. Edition, Arizona Department of Mines & Minerals Mineral Report 4, 185 pp.

MRDS database Dep. ID #10065075, MRDS ID #TC40083; and Dep. ID #10161491, MAS ID #0040070457; and Dep. ID #10233885, MAS ID #0040070093.

 
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