unnamed occurrences in Avintaquin Canyon

occurrence of asbestos in Duchesne county, UT

Geologic information

Name of siteunnamed occurrences in Avintaquin Canyon
Developmentoccurrence
StateUT
CountyDuchesne
Geographic location:-110.86, 39.98
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform magnesioarfvedsonite
Associated mineralsdolomite
quartz
hornblende
plagioclase
Host rock typesdolomitic marlstone (""oil shale"")
Geologic map unit-110.86, 39.98
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Reference information

Milton, Charles, Ingram, Blanche, and Breger, Irving, 1974, Authigenic magnesioarfvedsonite from the Green River Formation, Duchesne County, Utah: American Mineralogist, v. 59, nos. 7-8, p. 830-836.
[http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM59/AM59_830.pdf]