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Premier Asbestos Mine, Jamestown, Jamestown District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

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A former asbestos mine located in secs. 8 & 9, T1N, R14E, MDM, 2.8 km (9,300 feet) WNW of Jamestown, on private land. This claim adjoins the Rawhide Mine on the W. This property comprises 3 quarter sections. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include pre-Cenozoic metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks undivided.

Workings include unspecified surface openings.

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

California Journal of Mines and Geology (1955): 51(4) (October).

Rice, S.J. (1957a) Asbestos. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 176: 52.

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.: 49-50.

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 #10111230 & 10190574.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061090149.

 
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