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Asbestos

Asbestos is a collection of six natural minerals identified by name that have a fibrous habit and have been associated with a specific set of health problems including asbestosis and mesothelioma. It excludes many fibrous natural minerals that may be equally as hazardous but not as frequently encountered (see Fibrous Minerals).
Chrysotile Wrap Cord Rubberized Chrysotile Cloth Pipe Insulation Pipe Joint Vinyl Asbestos Tile Ceramic Asbestos Board Chysotile Furnace Chink Vermiculite Bulk Vermiculite Bulk Textured Ceiling Web Textured Ceiling Sampling Ceiling Actinolite Actinolite Anthophyllite Anthophyllite Anthophyllite Anthophyllite Anthophyllite Anthophyllite Anthophyllite Amosite Amosite Amosite Amosite Amosite Chrysotile

Dispersion Staining
Chrysotile Chrysotile Chrysotile Chrysotile Chrysotile Asbestos

Two Phases of Chrysotile Asbestos, Gamma (Positive Sign of Elongation) and Alpha (Negative Sign of Elongation) Chrysotile Asbestos Chrysotile Asbestos Chrysotile Asbestos Chrysotile Asbestos Chrysotile Asbestos Chrysotile Asbestos Chrysotile Asbestos Crocidolite Crocidolite Crocidolite Crocidolite Tremolite Tremolite MM1.605 200X X-pol Tremolite Tremolite Chrysotile Ore, Globe, Arizona Chrysotile Ore, Lowell, Vermont Mountain Leather Chry Day Creek Sand Day Creek Sand Crushed Amosite Ore Actinolite Asbestos Ore
Chrysotile Ore From Quebec Chrysotile Asbestos Ore