Roach Hill occurrence (Blue Wing claim?)

occurrence of asbestos in Placer county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteRoach Hill occurrence (Blue Wing claim?)
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyPlacer
Geographic location:-120.847, 39.121
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Fibrous mineraltremolite asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-120.847, 39.121
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Reference information

Chandra, D.K., 1961, Geology and mineral deposits of the Colfax and Foresthill quadrangles, California: California Division of Mines Special Report 67, 50 p., 4 plates.