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Chrysotile Asbestos

Chrysotile Asbestos

Commonly used in brake linings and roofing, chrysotile, or white asbestos, is a member of the serpentine family.

Crocidolite Asbestos

Crocidolite Asbestos

If they are inhaled, needlelike fibers of crocidolite can penetrate deeply into the lungs, making it the most dangerous asbestos mineral. It was once important in shipbuilding but is rarely used today. Known as blue asbestos, crocidolite is a variety of riebeckite.


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