Berkeley Hills serpentine

occurrence of asbestos in Contra Costa county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteBerkeley Hills serpentine
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyContra Costa
Geographic location:-122.314, 37.934
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Fibrous mineralanthophyllite asbestos, tremolite asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
hornblende
glaucophane
chlorite
talc
diallage
garnet
actinolite
titanite
albite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-122.314, 37.934
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Reference information

Davis, F.F., and Goldman, H.B., 1958, Mines and mineral resources of Contra Costa County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, v. 54, no. 4, p. 501-583.