Salt Creek vermiculite deposits

occurrence of asbestos in Jackson county, CO

Geologic information

Name of siteSalt Creek vermiculite deposits
Developmentoccurrence
StateCO
CountyJackson
Geographic location:-106.332, 40.9836
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Fibrous mineralasbestiform tremolite
Associated mineralshornblende
biotite
vermiculite
chlorite
serpentine
olivine
Host rock typesserpentinite, hornblendite
Geologic map unit-106.332, 40.9836
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Reference information

Argall, G.O., Jr., 1949, Industrial minerals of Colorado: Golden, Colo., Quarterly of the Colorado School of Mines, v. 44, no. 2, p. 465-477.
Bush, A.L., 1951, Sources of lightweight aggregates in Colorado: Denver, Colo., Colorado Scientific Society Proceedings, v. 15, no. 8, p. 305-368.
Goldstein, August, Jr., 1946, The vermiculites and their utilization: Golden, Colo., Quarterly of the Colorado School of Mines, v. 41, no. 4, 64 p.
Neubert, J.T., and Dersch, J.S., 1994, Mineral appraisal of Routt National Forest, Colorado: U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment Open File Report MLA 13-94, 64 p. plus appendixes, 2 plates.
Steven, T.A., 1960, Geology and fluorspar deposits, Northgate District, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1082-F, 422 p., 5 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1082F]
an unpublished study by B.S. Van Gosen