Western Owl Creek Mountains

occurrence of asbestos in Fremont county, WY

Geologic information

Name of siteWestern Owl Creek Mountains
Geographic location:-109.383, 43.62
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Fibrous mineralamphibole asbestos
Associated mineralsserpentine
Host rock typesdiabase porphyry dikes
Geologic map unit-109.383, 43.62
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Reference information

Love, David, 1934, The geology of the western end of the Owl Creek Mountains, Wyoming: Wyoming Geological Survey Bulletin No. 24, 35 p., 1 plate.
Osterwald, F.W., Osterwald, D.B., Long, J.S., Jr., and Wilson, W.H., 1959, Mineral resources of Wyoming: Wyoming Geological Survey Bulletin No. 50, 259 p.
Harris, R.E., 2002, Asbestos and serpentine in Wyoming: Wyoming Geological Survey Industrial Minerals Report IMR 95-2 (Revised, 2002), 12 p.