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a dark brown mineral of the amphibole group

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Not surprisingly, limited data exist in the United States about cases where elevated exposure to anthophyllite has occurred.
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.
At higher metamorphic grades, metamorphosed komattites contain anthophyllite, enstatite, olivine and diopside.
Health Canada categorizes the different types of asbestos under two broad mineralogical groups: serpentine (chrysotile) and amphibole (tremolite, actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, crocidolite, etc).
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.
0% Zn over 18 m and intersected an anthophyllite alteration zone in the structural hangingwall.
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.
It also covers eleven industrial chemicals: five forms of asbestos (actinolite, anthophyllite, amosite, crocidolite and tremolite), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), polychlorinated terphenyls (PCT) tetraethyl lead, tetramethyl lead and tris (2,3 dibromopropyl) phosphate.
The metamorphosed alteration zones are characterized by the presence of various combinations of anthophyllite, cordierite, garnet, staurolite, biotite and/ or andalusite.
USDOL OSHA (1989), Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite, Current Rule 29 CFR 1910.
A naturally occurring silicate mineral, asbestos is classified in two forms: amphibole (which includes amosite, crocidolite, tremolite, anthophyllite, and actinolite) and serpentine (also known as chrysotile).