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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Difference between asbestos and non asbestos gasket?
The difference between the two is that an asbestos gasket uses asbestos as a reinforcing fiber while a non-asbestos gasket does not. ...
What is asbestos poisoning?
"Asbestos poisoning" is not a term that is used when discussing asbestos. It implies an adverse effect occurring soon after exposure to too much asbestos but that is not what happens. The adverse effects of asbestos exposures occur only many years after asbestos exposure began. ...
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Can you have spontaneous pneumothorax if you have asbestos in you lung?
You can, but not because the asbestos is there. Asbestos does nothing to prevent that happening from other causes. ...