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Alta Lake

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2013-06-30

Summary

Industrial mineral site no. 44, known as "Alta Lake" is a site in Okanogan County, Washington. This site has been associated with asbestiform materials. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 8 says "Large lenses of short-fiber amphibole asbestos", and designates the value as "Was formerly mined and shipped to Asbestomine Co. in Wenatchee, where it was used in the manufacture of cold-water paint".

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http://www.dnr.wa.gov/Publications/ger_industrial_minerals.zip
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Collection of industrial mineral sites from Washington State
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WA_industrial_minerals_fixed.xml

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  • Industrial Mineral Site 44

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title Parent-51cc42b6e4b052f2a45398e1 Alta Lake

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alternateGeometry6 mi. SW. of Pateros and 1 mi. from Alta Lake.

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