Asbestos, Amphibole

Known as: Asbestos, Amphibole-group Minerals, Asbestos, Amphibole group Minerals, Asbestos, Amphibole [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A class of asbestos that includes silicates of magnesium, iron, calcium, and sodium. The fibers are generally brittle and cannot be spun, but are… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The thermal structure of a generic subduction zone is investigated to elucidate the source region of subduction zone volcanics… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Quantitative estimates of the risk of lung cancer or mesothelioma in humans from asbestos exposure made by the U.S. Environmental… (More)
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2004
2004
Crocidolite asbestos elicits oxidative stress and cell proliferation, but the signaling cascades linked to these outcomes are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Thirty samples of amphibole-rich rock from the largest mined vermiculite deposit in the world in the Rainy Creek alkaline… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The issue of whether exposure to chrysotile asbestos alone, without contamination from amphibole asbestos, causes lung cancer and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BERNARD E. LEAKE1 (Chairman) Departrnew of Geolngy and Applied Ceoln, University of Glnsgow, Glasgow G12 8QO U.K. ALAN R. WOOLLEY… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mesothelioma, a malignancy associated with asbestos, has been recently linked to simian virus 40 (SV40). We found that infection… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Carbonatites are uncommon carbonate-rich rocks usually found in continental intra-plate regions and often associated with rifting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The abilities of chrysotile and crocidolite asbestos, glass fibers of differing dimensions, and nonfibrous mineral particulates… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
In 72 experiments, durable minerals in the form of particles on respirable size and of wide chemical and structural varieties… (More)
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