Fairchild Park occurrence

occurrence of asbestos in El Dorado county, CA

Geologic information

Name of siteFairchild Park occurrence
Developmentoccurrence
StateCA
CountyEl Dorado
Geographic location:-121.076, 38.7027
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Fibrous mineralchrysotile, asbestiform tremolite
Associated mineralsantigorite
talc
amphibole
albite
vermiculite
quartz
chlorite
iron oxides
Host rock typesserpentinite
Geologic map unit-121.076, 38.7027
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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]