Monumental Hill

occurrence of asbestos in Placer county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteMonumental Hill
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyPlacer
Geographic location:-120.59, 39.29
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsolivine
clinopyroxene
serpentine minerals
magnetite
chromite
Host rock typesdunite
Geologic map unit-120.59, 39.29
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Reference information

Logan, C.A., 1927, Placer County: California State Mining Bureau Report XXIII of the State Mineralogist, v. 23, no. 3, p. 235-286.
James, O.B., 1971, Origin and emplacement of ultramafic rocks of the Emigrant Gap area, California: Journal of Petrology, v. 12, part 3, p. 523-560.