Unnamed Asbestos prospects , Santa Rita Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||36° 19' 59'' North , 120° 37' 23'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||36.33306,-120.62306|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
A group of 4 asbestos occurrences/prospects in E½E½ sec. 26, T18S, R12E, 2.4 km (1.5 MILES; 8,000 feet) SW of Santa Rita Peak (coordinates of record), along the N canyon wall of the San Benito River. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.
Local rocks include ultramafic rocks, chiefly Mesozoic, unit 3 (Coast Ranges and Western Klamath Mountains).
Data regarding workings are not presented (the topo map reflectsa 1 prospect pit symbol about 75 meters W of this point).
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|Late Jurassic - Middle Jurassic|
145 - 174.1 Ma
|Ultramafic rocks, chiefly Mesozoic, unit 3 (Coast Ranges and Western Klamath Mountains)|
Age: Jurassic (145 - 174.1 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Josephine Peridotite
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.