Red Lodge chromite district

occurrence of asbestos in Carbon county, MT

Geologic information

Name of siteRed Lodge chromite district
Developmentoccurrence
StateMT
CountyCarbon
Geographic location:-109.4497, 45.0386
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsantigorite
lizardite
amphibole
orthopyroxene
olivine
clinopyroxene
chromite
talc
chlorite
phlogopite
carbonates
epidote
Host rock typesultramafic rocks
Geologic map unit-109.4497, 45.0386
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Reference information

James, H.L., 1946, Chromite deposits near Red Lodge, Carbon County, Montana: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 945-F, p. 151-189, 13 plates.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b945F]
Simons, F.S., Armbrustmacher, T.J., Van Noy, R.M., Zilka, N.T., Federspiel, F.E., Ridenour, James, and Anderson, L.A., 1979, Mineral resources of the Beartooth Primitive Area and vicinity, Carbon, Park, Stillwater, and Sweet Grass Counties, Montana, and Park County, Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1391-F, 125 p., 2 plates, scale 1:125,000.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1391F]
Loferski, P.J., 1986, Petrology of metamorphosed chromite-bearing ultramafic rocks from the Red Lodge district, Montana: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1626-B, 34 p.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1626B]