Coyote Mountains nickel (Copper Contact Lode) prospect

occurrence of asbestos in Imperial county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteCoyote Mountains nickel (Copper Contact Lode) prospect
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyImperial
Geographic location:-116.0187, 32.7976
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsenstatite
olivine
chlorite
antigorite
gypsum
epsomite
Host rock typespyroxenite
Geologic map unit-116.0187, 32.7976
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Reference information

Morton, P.K., 1977, Geology and mineral resources of Imperial County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology County Report 7, 104 p., 1 plate.
Pemberton, H.E., 1983, Minerals of California: New York, N.Y., Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 591 p.