Gold Hill stock

outcrops of asbestos in Latah county, ID

Geologic information

Name of siteGold Hill stock
Developmentoutcrops
StateID
CountyLatah
Geographic location:-116.7486, 46.9668
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Fibrous mineralA [vermiculite] deposit in the Gold Hill district in Latah County, Idaho, contains abundant fibers of actinolite on the surface of vermiculite grains."" (Van Gosen and others, 2005, p. 4)
Associated mineralsaugite
biotite
vermiculite
feldspar
magnetite
sphene
pyrite
chalcopyrite
Host rock typessyenite stock and dikes
Geologic map unit-116.7486, 46.9668
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Reference information

Tullis, E.L., 1944, Contributions to the geology of Latah County, Idaho: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 55, p. 131-164.
[http://gsabulletin.gsapubs.org/content/55/2.toc]
Van Gosen, B.S., Lowers, H.A., Bush, A.L., Meeker, G.P., Plumlee, G.S., Brownfield, I.K., and Sutley, S.J., 2005, Reconnaissance study of the geology of U.S. vermiculite deposits--Are asbestos minerals common constituents?: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2192, 8 p.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b2192]