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Chrysotile - White Asbestos = Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4

Amosite (Grunerite) - Brown asbestos = Fe7Si8O22(OH)2. Crocidolite - Blue asbestos = Na2(Fe,Mg)5Si8O22(OH)2. These are the 3 common types

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