Oak Ridge occurrence

occurrence of asbestos in El Dorado county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteOak Ridge occurrence
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyEl Dorado
Geographic location:-121.0733, 38.6785
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile, asbestiform amphibole
Associated mineralsserpentine
vermiculite
amphibole
albite
clinochlore
quartz
epidote
talc
iron oxides
chromite
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-121.0733, 38.6785
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Reference information

Meeker, G.P., Lowers, H.A., Swayze, G.A., Van Gosen, B.S., Sutley, S.J., Brownfield, I.K., 2006, Mineralogy and morphology of amphiboles observed in soils and rocks in El Dorado Hills, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1362, 47 p. plus 4 appendixes, accessed October 14, 2010, at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1362/ .
[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20061362]