Camp Albion mining district

occurrence of asbestos in Boulder county, CO

Geologic information

Name of siteCamp Albion mining district
Developmentoccurrence
StateCO
CountyBoulder
Geographic location:-105.5939, 40.0429
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform ferrian winchite
Associated mineralspyroxene
quartz
feldspar
calcite
galena
pyrite
sphalerite
Host rock typessyenite dike
Geologic map unit-105.5939, 40.0429
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Reference information

Wahlstrom, E.E., 1934, An unusual occurrence of asbestos: American Mineralogist, v. 19, no. 4, p. 178-180.
[http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM19/AM19_178.pdf]
Wahlstrom, E.E., 1940, Ore deposits at Camp Albion, Boulder County, Colorado: Economic Geology, v. 35, no. 4, p. 477-500.
[http://econgeol.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/reprint/35/4/477]
Lovering, T.S., and Goddard, E.N., 1950, Geology and ore deposits of the Front Range, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223, 319 p., 30 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp223]
and an unpublished study by B.S. Van Gosen