Cascade Canyon

outcrops of asbestos in San Bernardino county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteCascade Canyon
Developmentoutcrops
StateCA
CountySan Bernardino
Geographic location:-117.663, 34.212
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Fibrous mineralA fibrous, pale blue mineral which optical and chemical examination has shown to be soda tremolite occurs on the cleavage planes of the rock."" (Merriam and Laudermilk, 1936, p. 716)
Associated mineralsdiopside
Host rock typesmetamorphic rocks
Geologic map unit-117.663, 34.212
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Reference information

Merriam, R.H. and Laudermilk, J.D., 1936, Two diopsides from southern California: American Mineralogist, v. 21, p. 715-718.
[http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM21/AM21_715.pdf]