Inspiration Point area

outcrops of asbestos in San Diego county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteInspiration Point area
Developmentoutcrops
StateCA
CountySan Diego
Geographic location:-116.567, 33.05
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Fibrous mineralThe rocks of this area, being within the zone of uralitic (?) alteration, are partly to completely altered to the light green fibrous amphibole."" (Creasey, 1946, p. 21-22)
Associated mineralsolivine
hornblende
hypersthene
feldspar
pyrrhotite
Host rock typesaltered ultramafic rock
Geologic map unit-116.567, 33.05
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Reference information

Creasey, S.C., 1946, Geology and nickel mineralization of the Julian-Cuyamaca area, San Diego County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 42, no. 1, p. 15-29.