Morphological and Optical Characterization of Amphiboles from Libby, Montana U.S.A. by Spindle Stage Assisted - Polarized Light Microscopy

@inproceedings{Brown2003MorphologicalAO,
  title={Morphological and Optical Characterization of Amphiboles from Libby, Montana U.S.A. by Spindle Stage Assisted - Polarized Light Microscopy},
  author={Bob Dec. interviewer. Brown and Mickey Eugene Gunter},
  year={2003}
}
Asbestos has been a major health concern in the United States since the 1960s (1). Since then, much has been learned about common asbestos minerals and presented in several works (2-4). For instance, we know that the most commonly used asbestos variety, chrysotile a serpentine mineral, appears to be less harmful than the more rarely used amphibole asbestos varieties (5-7). Also, several studies have shown that the fibrous variety of tremolite, i.e., tremolite-asbestos may be the most harmful of… CONTINUE READING

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