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George Thomas prospect, Scottsville, Jackson-Plymouth District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA

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An asbestos occurrence/prospect located in sec. 34, T6N, R11E, MDM, 0.6 km (0.4 mile) SSE of Scottsville, SE of the Aetna School (1½ miles SE of Jackson), along highway 49. Thomas was developing this prospect in 1953. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 2 (Western Sierra Foothills and Western Klamath Mountains).

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References

Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1954), Mines and Minerals of Amador County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 50): 50(1): 203.

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.: 12.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028261 & 10210992.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060050314.

 
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