Bazhenovskoe deposit

BAZHENOVSKOE DEPOSIT of the chrysotile asbestos (RU: Баженовское месторождение) is situated at the Southern Urals, within the Sverdlovsk province of the Russian Federation. It is being developed by the open pit method since the 1889. It is confined to the massif of the ultrabasic rocks of the lenticular shape. See the "Uralasbest" article for the details.