occurrence along small branch of Spring Creek

mineral specimen collection site of asbestos in Pennington county, SD

Geologic information

Name of siteoccurrence along small branch of Spring Creek
Developmentmineral specimen collection site
StateSD
CountyPennington
Geographic location:-103.74, 43.8988
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Fibrous mineralbeautiful columnar masses and also fibrous radiating, often densely matted, aggregates of actinolite"" (Roberts and Rapp, 1965, p. 14)
Associated mineralscalcite
quartz
phlogopite
Host rock typesmarble
Geologic map unit-103.74, 43.8988
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Reference information

Ziegler, Victor, 1914, The minerals of the Black Hills: Rapid City, S. Dak., South Dakota School of Mines Bulletin No. 10, 250 p.
Roberts, W.L., and Rapp, George, Jr., 1965, Mineralogy of the Black Hills: Rapid City, S. Dak., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Bulletin Number 18, 268 p.
Ratte, J.C., 1980, Geologic map of the Medicine Mountain quadrangle, Pennington County, South Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-1083, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr801083]