Silver City (Hills Pond) dome

occurrence of asbestos in Woodson county, KS

Geologic information

Name of siteSilver City (Hills Pond) dome
Developmentoccurrence
StateKS
CountyWoodson
Geographic location:-95.7867, 37.7475
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsolivine
antigorite
lizardite
phlogopite
richterite
magnetite
Host rock typeslamproite sill
Geologic map unit-95.7867, 37.7475
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Reference information

Wagner, H.C., 1954, Geology of the Fredonia quadrangle, Kansas: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-49, scale 1:62,500.
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/gq49]
Cullers, R.L., Ramakrishnan, Subramanian, Berendsen, Pieter, and Griffin, Tom, 1985, Geochemistry and peterogenesis of lamproites, Late Cretaceous age, Woodson County, Kansas, U.S.A.: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 49, no. 6, p. 1383-1402.