A former asbestos mine located in sec. 13, T4N, R17E, about 1¾ miles SSW of the highway 60-77 bridge. Phillips gives the location as sec. 35, T5N, R17E. Opened in 1921, reopened 1928-1930 and 1936-1938.
Mineralization is a vein deposit with a linear ore body hosted in the Mescal Limestone. The ore zone is 0.08 meters thick. The asbestos is in 2 zones that are 14½ feet apart. These zones are in a sliver of Mescal Limestone, 35 to 40 feet thick, overlain & underlain by thick diabase sills.http://www.mindat.org/loc-47528.html