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a dark brown mineral of the amphibole group

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The mineral assemblage corresponds to anthophyllite + hornblende + quartz + plagioclase + chlorite + epidote minerals, with titanite and calcite as accessory minerals.
y/Sex (in Addition to Asbestosis) Duration 1 (b) 74/M Unilateral diffuse pleural Manufactured asbestos fibrosis blankets and gaskets, 7 y 2 ND/M Necrotizing granulomatous Lived in Turkey, ND inflammation 3 75/M Centrilobular emphysema Anthophyllite cement pipe plant, 2 y; automobile industry, 25 y 4 66/M Malignant pleural Plasterer, dry wall, 11 y mesothelioma 5 (b) 44/M Lung adenocarcinoma Lived near vermiculite processing plant, 20 y Coated Uncoated Case Commercial Commercial Noncommercial No.
The six types of asbestos are chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite and actinolite, but only the first three have been mined on a large scale.
The proposal directly concerns the following products: actinolite asbestos, grunerite asbestos, anthophyllite asbestos, chrysotile asbestos, crocidoliteand tremolite.
Health Canada categorizes the different types of asbestos under two broad mineralogical groups: serpentine (chrysotile) and amphibole (tremolite, actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, crocidolite, etc).
be conversant in processing practices and end uses of the asbestos minerals including chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, fibrous tremolite/actinolite, and fibrous anthophyllite from both historical and current perspectives;
2) The different types include chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, tremolite, anthophyllite and actinolite.
Crocidolite is a hydrated silicate of sodium and iron, amosite is a monoclinic silicate of iron and magnesium, anthophyllite is a magnesium iron silicate of low aluminium content, tremolite is a hydrated calcium magnesium silicate, and actinolite is a monoclinic calcium magnesium iron member of the amphibole group.
Also of interest are anthophyllite zones up to a few meters thick that can be traced for hundreds of meters along strike.
Those businesses have been fighting to remove certain forms of three asbestos-like minerals -- tremolite, anthophyllite and actinolite, collectively known as AT&A -- from the tough asbestos standard established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 1972.
0% Zn over 18 m and intersected an anthophyllite alteration zone in the structural hangingwall.
Five varieties of amphiboles are known: anthophyllite, amosite, tremolite, crocidolite, and actinolite (Virta, 2002).
The heat resistance and tensile strength of asbestos were used by ancient Cypriot civilizations to manufacture clothes, whereas, in Finland, archaeologic remains have identified ceramics containing anthophyllite asbestos.
The metamorphosed alteration zones are characterized by the presence of various combinations of anthophyllite, cordierite, garnet, staurolite, biotite and/ or andalusite.
binapacryl; DNOC and its salts; ethylene dichloride; ethylene oxide; monocrotophos; parathion; toxaphene and dustable powder formulations containing a combination of benomyl at or above 7 per cent, carbofuran at or above 10% and thiram at or above 15%; actinolite asbestos; anthophyllite asbestos; amosite asbestos; tremolite asbestos; tetraethyl lead and tetramethyl lead; parathion; and chrysotile asbestos.