Salt Spring, Salt Valley

occurrence of asbestos in Glenn county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteSalt Spring, Salt Valley
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyGlenn
Geographic location:-122.5362, 39.4302
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralslizardite
quartz
albite
chlorite
xonotlite
hydrogrossular
calcite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-122.5362, 39.4302
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Reference information

Barnes, Ivan, Hinkle, M.E., Rapp, J.B., Heropoulos, Chris, and Vaughn, W.W., 1973, Chemical composition of naturally occurring fluids in relation to mercury deposits in part of north-central California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1382-A, 19 p.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1382A]