New York Creek trail

occurrence of asbestos in El Dorado county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteNew York Creek trail
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyEl Dorado
Geographic location:-121.0769, 38.6951
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile
Associated mineralsquartz
albite
vermiculite
epidote
fibrous tremolite
amphibole
clinochlore
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-121.0769, 38.6951
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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]